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The 411 on Malware

March 24, 2022 Stay Safe

Malware has become an annoying and problematic part of internet-based living. Most of us only know the term from Norton and McAfee pop-up ads. But by learning what...

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Username vs. Email Address

March 4, 2022 Stay Updated

What's the difference between my Username and Email address? Many times, when you create a new account online, you are asked for three things: email, username, and password....

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Account Takeover & You

January 13, 2022 Stay Aware Stay Safe Stay Updated

Definition Account takeover is the act of a fraudster gaining access to an online account or account credentials for malicious purposes. This is a form of identity theft....

Brand Impersonation is Big Business

November 17, 2021 Stay Aware Stay Safe Stay Updated

We’ve all received spam emails at some point since its inception, as we know it, in 1996. Phone spam has been around much longer than the onslaught of...

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Account Takeover & You – Holiday Shopping Edition

October 20, 2021 Stay Aware Stay Safe Stay Updated

Holiday shopping is one of my favorite times of the year. But as my Instagram and Facebook profiles show me ads for the perfect gifts for my parents,...