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Your Computer May Be Dirtier Than You Think

Question for you: Which do you clean more often, your computer or your bathroom? If you're like most people, myself included, you probably said your bathroom. Did you know that the cleanliness of your computer can affect how well it works? Clogged and dirty machines...

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A Travel-Smart Checklist for Being A Cybersecure Traveler

Reservations confirmed. Check Gas in the car. Check Out-of-Office notifications turned on. Check Pet sitter lined up. Check Mail delivery on hold. Check Bags packed. Check Home security system turned on. Check Just waitttttt a min...

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You’re More Likely to Become A Victim of ID Theft If You Do This…

Did you know that approximately 15 million Americans become victims of identity theft every year? Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is a crime in which a thief steals key pieces of personally identifiable information, such as your Social Security number or driver's license number,...

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The Not Boring, Not Dull, Essential Tech Gift List for Graduates

It's that time of year again. Time to start thinking about gifts for the graduates in your life who are heading off to college or graduate school. If you're like me, you may struggle with finding just the right gift that is practical and functional, yet not dull.

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5 Million Shoppers Potentially Hit by Another Retailer Data Breach: Who's Affected This Time & What To Do Next

If you recently shopped at Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor you may be affected by one of the "most significant and damaging credit card heists in history"

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People with the Highest Chances of Becoming ID Theft Victims

Original post by Identity Guard After data breaches in 2017 that potentially exposed millions of people's information, identity theft has risen to the top of the worry list for many people. While the long-term effects of last year's breaches are still developing,...

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Alert: Why You Need to File Your Taxes Early

It may not be what you want to hear, but you really really need to consider filing your income taxes early this year. The IRS and

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Own A Computer or Mobile Device? Security Experts Warn You Must Update the Software Immediately.

Cybersecurity experts say there are two major security flaws affecting billions of devices right now, including desktop computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets and cloud devices from brands like Apple, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft. The best defense is to update the software on all of...

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