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Posts from November, 2012

Cyber security tips for year-round safety

Nov 29

Cyber security tips for year-round safety Cyber crime never takes a vacation, and cyber crooks are constantly finding new ways to defraud victims. Even though Cyber Security Month (October) is over for another year, your commitment to cyber security should be a year-round campaign. Here are 11 more cyber security tips.

Must-do identity theft protection tips for holiday shoppers

Nov 20

Must-do identity theft protection tips for holiday shoppers Identity theft doesn’t just happen online. Crooks can pilfer your personal information right out of your wallet or cellphone unless you take some steps to be extra vigilant during the holiday shopping season. Here are some simple, must-do measures to keep in mind on Black Friday and over the coming month.

Tips for protecting your identity while traveling over the holidays

Nov 14

Tips for protecting your identity while traveling over the holidays Traveling during the holidays can be fun, exciting and heartwarming when you get to spend your vacation time with your loved ones. While you’re enjoying your holiday travels, don’t forget that identity thieves are still hard at work.

Your Vital Records – at Vital Times

Nov 08

Your Vital Records – at Vital Times After a disaster, new dangers become present in the form of unscrupulous individuals who take advantage of the misfortunes of others. Looting, fraud and identity theft become widespread. How do you protect yourself from identity theft, and your critical paperwork from loss, during and after a disaster?