- Keep Your Browser Updated to Reduce Threats!
- The True Cost of Online Crime – Huffington Post
- Police warn residents about IRS phone scam – MyCentralJersey.com
- Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Nude Photos of Celebrities – Hollywood Reporter
- TA16-144A: WPAD Name Collision Vulnerability
- The Provident Bank launches.Bank website and other company news – Allentown Morning Call
- Carding Site Operator Extradited to the US to Face Criminal Charges – Softpedia News
- Weekly analysis – 14th May 2016 to 21st May 2016
- Report: Milwaukee Bucks’ players’ financial information potentially compromised in scam – ProBasketballTalk (blog)
- Toronto vs. Cleveland Game 2 preview: Is there any hope for Raptors? – ProBasketballTalk (blog)
- Report: Brian Shaw offered assistant coaching job under Luke Walton with Lakers – ProBasketballTalk (blog)
- Watch Stephen Curry go flying into stands after loose ball, end up with bump on elbow – ProBasketballTalk (blog)
- Identity Theft: Is Your Information Safe? – 9&10 News
- Preventing social engineering attacks: How credit unions are missing the mark – CUinsight.com (press release)
- Financial Security Tips for Seniors
- Russell Westbrook on Stephen Curry: “He’s not nothing I haven’t seen” – ProBasketballTalk (blog)
- Hackers Steal $81 Million From New York Fed – Credit Union Times
- SB16-137: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of May 9, 2016
- Cybercrime Is Bad For Your Health – Health IT Outcomes (press release)
- Weekly analysis – 7th May 2016 to 14th May 2016
- Chip Shield’s $20 Online Fraud Solution – PYMNTS.com
More often senior citizens are the target of financial abuse. A recent study by the American Associate of the Retired Persons (AARP) shows that people age 50 and older are easy targets for financial abuse because they expect honesty in the marketplace and are less likely to take action if they become victims of fraud. Read more
In life emergencies happen. Sometimes we are prepared and sometimes we aren’t. When it comes to potential financial emergencies, we can be prepared. Starting and building an emergency fund is a great way to be prepared and also helps give you more security and peace of mind.
Listed below are 5 ways you can build up your emergency fund:
Life Hacker recently posted a list of the Top 10 Tech Security Basics that Everyone Should Know. Listed below are the top 5: Read more
Privacy policies – most if not all reputable websites have them. Privacy policies are helpful in telling website visitors about which information is being collected and tracked. However, typical privacy policies are long and full of legal jargon that can be overwhelming and dare I say boring to the average website user. Let’s face it, most people don’t ever read them. Read more
Is your computer safe? Did you know that hackers can brute force their way remotely, into your computer? Listed below are the top 10 usernames and passwords to avoid using: Read more
Cybercriminals are becoming more savvy. As a result, security professionals must become more savvy as well, and find better – more efficient ways to circumvent threats.
Having a good credit score is important to your financial health. It enables you to get more credit, receive better interest rates on loans and credit cards and increases your purchasing power. However, there are some common credit card myths floating around that contrary to the belief, can actually hurt your credit score.
It’s 2016. The internet is no longer in infancy but now floating in a comfortable age of maturity. Big data is here to stay and security is the name of the game. Though it is 2016 and the internet is not “new”, people still forget that an easy password to remember is also a password that can easily be figured out with modern brute force hacking techniques. After all, criminals only get smarter, right? Which, is why we should be smarter too and use more complex passwords or at the very least, passphrases.
The following passwords, made the top 5 of the “25 Worst and Most Overused Passwords” List:
It’s that time of year again. The scammers are out and their game is to call you up pretending to be the IRS and demand money.
The scary part of this scam is that the call seems legit as you are presented with an automated menu, which eventually leads to a call center. From that point, you will then be asked to supply your private information such as your social security number so they can verify your “case file”. All of this is fake and designed to get you to share private data.
A good rule of thumb is, never give out sensitive data like your social security number, bank account information, credit card information, and the like over the phone, if you aren’t 100% certain that the caller or company on the other line is legit.
Check out this interesting article from CNBC that details one person’s account with these scammers.