Not all computer security is about tin foil hats and anonymous browsing. Everyone who uses a computer has a horse in the security race. Â Lifehacker.comRead More
So You Think Youâ€™re The Victim Of Identity Theftâ€¦ Now What?
“With so many purchases being made online these days — and with more people using credit cards to buy things at retail locations — it’sRead More
Having a safe vacation with Social Media
It’s vacation season! Â Hope you are having fun with your family out in the sun. Â But remember to play it safe. Â Lock up your houseRead More
Are We Still Using Weak Passwords?
In case you needed another reminder, your passwords should absolutely not be a single dictionary word. Â The news that over 8 million user password hashesRead More
How Thieves Steal Your Identity (and How You Can Protect Yourself)
Lifehacker has an interesting post about how badguys actually steal your identity and what they do with it once they have it, ranging from openingRead More
Spring Clean Your Finances
Last week NPR broadcasted an interview withÂ life coach and expert organizer Gail Blanke about cleaning up your finances. For many people, the arrival of SpringRead More
Hacked Inboxes Lead to Bank Fraud
“Hacked and phished email accounts increasingly are serving as the staging grounds for bank fraud schemes targeting small businesses. The scams are decidedly low-tech andRead More
Public Service Announcement: Use Different passwords for Facebook and Online Banking!
In case you’re behind the internet learning curve, this article is a good reminder that you should use unique passwords for different sites. Â Facebook isRead More
Keep Your Browser Updated to Reduce Threats!
Still using Internet Explorer version 5 or 6? Not sure what version of Internet Explorer you’re using? You can find out by going to “AboutRead More
Email Fraud’s Latest Design
Itâ€™s easy to spot Nigerian scams, but an increasing number of credit union members are encountering more sophisticated frauds through email solicitations, phone calls andRead More
25 Worst Passwords of 2011
It’s coming up on that time of the year when you start to see the “End of Year” lists. Â Mashable has the list of theRead More
How to Curb ID Theft
“Identity theftÂ is a growing a concern, though the roots of ID theft have been strangling us for years. Now, however, fraudsters have perfected ID theftRead More