With the busy holiday months looming, it’s no surprise that scammers, hucksters and identity thieves mark it as a red-letter time to try and capture your information while you’re busy trying to celebrate the season. Each year, their efforts take new forms as they gain access to new technology, all to further their attempts to […]
If fall has arrived, that means a few more things are here with certainty. All things pumpkin, shorter days (and maybe sweater weather), and the approach of flu shot signs popping up at neighborhood grocery stores and druggists can’t be far behind. In recent years, physicians and pharmacists have begun to offer flu shots earlier and […]
Whether it’s your first fall on campus as a college freshman or you’re returning to campus as an upperclassman, college is an undeniably busy time where you’re juggling new information each semester. With the lists of books to rent or buy, lab courses to register for and activities to schedule, it’s all too easy to […]
There’s just no time of the year more relaxing than the long days of summer– the time of year meant for hammocks, parties on the patio, and firing up the grill. When the kids are home and visitors roll into town to toast them, parties are thrown and it’s time to celebrate across the country. […]
Cyber thieves are becoming smarter about when they defraud consumers. After a data breach, find out steps to take to protect your information.
With more than 850 million (yes – million) records breached already, data breaches are an epidemic that isn’t likely to end anytime soon. If it feels like you’re hearing about a breach fairly regularly, you’re right, and at their current rate, that means that a new identity theft victim is attacked every two seconds. For […]
It was the biggest story in the world of payment cards in 2015, but it’s not over just yet. As retailers switch over their terminals and processes, some are still struggling to make the switch to the new process, known as EMV. Your holiday shopping might have yielded some interesting impressions at pay terminals at […]
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