Computer Tips to Protect You and Your Family

Identity theft and computer tips go hand in hand. Sure, there are many methods of stealing someone's identity -- but online is the easiest and most common. That being the case you have to keep your eyes open wide and...

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Identity Theft -- Are You Using One of these Passwords?

Identity theft is on the rise and it's no wonder. Security firm, Imperva, says that even though theft of personal information and hacking are more technologically advanced than ever, computer users are not. Internet security studies by Unix in 1990...

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Careful! Don't Tweet Your Way to Identity Theft

When it comes to identity theft, there's always something new. The one predictable thing about identity theft is... it's unpredictable. You think you know what identity thieves are up to and then they pop up with some new angle or...

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Identity Theft and Free Public Wi-Fi -- Beware

What do free public Wi-Fi and identity theft have in common? A lot! Once thought a harmless activity, surfing the Internet and checking your email in your favorite coffee shop, turns out to be dangerous to your personal information and...

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Beware of Identity Theft Scams on Facebook

Identity theft scams are everywhere these days. Because of this, you have to be careful everywhere you go. Even some of your favorite sites like Facebook are not scam proof. Learn the latest and greatest in identity theft tactics ....

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Prevent Identity Theft with Your Router

One of the best ways to prevent identity theft is your router. It is also one of the most overlooked methods of protecting yourself against online identity theft. Here's some information to help you get the most protection out of...

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Can Your Wireless Network Lead to Identity Theft?

What You Need to Know About Identity Theft and Your Home Wireless Network Wireless networks in our homes have made multi-PC Internet access much easier and much more affordable. They've also opened the door to identity theft. While that wireless...

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Does PayPal Put You At Risk of Identity Theft?

What You Need to Know About PayPal and Identity Theft Over the years PayPal has become an increasingly-popular way to make payments online, the problem is that many people feel PayPal puts them at an increased risk of identity theft....

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Can You Make Your Laptop Identity Theft Proof?

Protecting Your Laptop From Identity Theft Criminals It used to be that the only reason a criminal would steal a laptop was for it's resale value. Nowadays it's the identity theft criminals who make the most money from stolen laptops....

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One Easy and Inexpensive Way to Prevent Identity Theft

Is Your Laptop Breeding Grounds for Identity Theft? If you watched the season premiere of Ghost Whisperer last week, you might remember the scene where the reporter went to visit Melinda’s professor-friend at the university. When the professor went to...

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Reducing Your Risk of Identity Theft One Password at a Time

Passwords and Identity Theft Use separate passwords -- it's a warning that is uttered so often that many of us become immune to the wisdom and choose to ignore it altogether. Well, I had a neighbor who did just that....

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Can Internet Security Software Prevent Identity Theft?

Preventing Identity Theft with Internet Security Software If you're serious about preventing identity theft, then you really need to take a look at your Internet security software. After all, today's Internet security tools go a lot further than the basic...

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Computer Tips That Can Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft

These Computer Tips Can Help Fight Identity Theft Most consumers fail to recognize how computer tips can help reduce their risk of identity theft. They keep a close eye on their wallet or purse when out in public and shred...

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Can Using Paypal Lead to Identity Theft?

Tips for Using Paypal Without Putting Yourself At Risk of Identity Theft Paypal is a popular service that people use to send and receive payments online. Lately, however, it seems that more and more consumers are worried about Paypal being...

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Identity Theft and Email Scams

Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft by Being Cautious of Email Scams Avoiding identity theft can often be as simple as avoiding pesky emails. You’re probably wondering what I mean by pesky, right? Identity theft criminals have become much savvier...

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Computer Privacy in the New Millennium

Why Every Computer Owner Should Be Concerned about Computer Privacy Do you ever feel like someone else has access to your computer? Maybe you have people who frequently come and go from your home. Maybe you work on a computer...

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An Increasing Identity Theft Threat for Mac Users

Why Mac Fans Are Experiencing an Increased Risk of Identity Theft Mac users used to be pretty safe from viruses, worms, cyber thieves and identity theft criminals. However, an increasing number of Mac users are finding themselves the victim of...

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Want To Know How To Erase Your Hard Drive?

You Asked, We Answered: How to Erase Your Hard Drive In late June, we had posted an article regarding the importance of erasing your hard drive. Someone must have linked to the post because as of yesterday, we’ve had quite...

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Let’s Take Computer Security To The Next Level

Another Great Computer Security Tool Luckily, someone out there is looking out for our best interests and is working to create bigger and better computer security tools. I know I’ve told you to make sure you use antivirus software, an...

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Beware The Botnet

What’s a Botnet? It used to be that a botnet was simply a program used by technologically-advanced criminals to send spam, perform Internet attacks and spread spyware. Unfortunately, botnets have now become a playground for misguided delinquents, depraved rejects and,...

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Can Someone Steal Your Email to Send Spam?

Your Identity Isn’t The Only Thing That Can Be Stolen From You You wake up one morning, head to your computer and turn it on. You pour yourself a cup of coffee as you’re waiting for the computer to boot...

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Getting Rid of Internet Footprints on Your Computer

A Quick and Easy Way to Get Added Computer Privacy The vast amount of personal information our computers contain can be quite overwhelming. If someone were to gain access to your computer, not only would they be able to check...

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