identity theft

5 Ways to Keep Customer Information Safe

If you handle any part of your business online, the chances of someone gaining access to information immediately goes up. Keep customer information safe with these steps.

8 Ways to Shield Your Business from Hackers

Business owners need to secure online banking and data stringently. Secure your workplace by putting these 8 protocols in place for you and your employees.

What Is Your Auto-Reply Email Telling People About You?

It’s a common practice: You leave the office for any amount of time (a week, an hour, etc) and you set up a nice little out-of-office email reply so people don’t wonder why you hav

How to Prevent Identity Theft

Identity theft is a growing concern: with surprisingly little information, a thief can do lasting harm to your credit score and bank accounts. However, there are steps that you can

Social Media and Identity Theft in 2010

Would you walk into a dark alley that says "Check out this cool link and audio file around the corner with some nice dresses for ya too?" Probably not. Yet so many do the same exac

Phishing Scams Continue to Plague Social Media Sites

Social Media networks like Facebook and Twitter are going through unprecedented growth. Unfortunately, this growth makes them a target for spammers and scammers. We break down a

Once Bitten Twice Shy: What is Credit Security Worth to You?

If you have had your identity stolen, you're prepared to bring out the big guns to protect it. Even if you haven't been once bitten, you may be shy. Here are some (arguable but eff

Get Your Own Identity! What to do when Yours is Stolen

Identity theft is considered an increasing national epidemic, being the fastest growing crime in the nation. And until you discover that somebody else has stolen your identit

The scams and cons that could clean you out.

Scam artists can sneak up on your when you least expect it. Arm yourself (and your money) from these potential pickpockets.

How To Get Mugged

Muggings happen. Don't let fear overcome you, and instead make these moves immediately.

UCLA security breach affects 800,000 people (not just students)

UCLA's massive security breach has affected thousands of students, teachers, and their families — here's what to do if you're one of them.