A scammer uses your name, personal information, and credit to steal products and services and leaves you with the bill. Did you know young people are big targets?
There is so much to look out for these days. Medical ID theft, phishing scams, online privacy. Scammers are even targeting kids as young as 5 years old!
First step to protecting yourself? Check out the resources below!
Scammers can now duplicate a family member or friend's voice! Seriously. Here's a quick look at one way scammers use Artificial Intelligence to rip y…
Thank You for Your Service
Service members and their families deal with a variety of challenges, and scammers don't mind figuratively throwing a grenade into the mix. Crooks are…
10 Principles for Your Online Privacy
We hear about hacks, data leaks and other online scams pretty much on daily basis. If you think this couldn't affect you, think again!
WhatsApp Scams Galore!
Imagine getting a message saying: "Hi! This is your sister, stuck in Canada. I need money to cross the border. Help me, please!"
Lynn's Robbery-Followed-by-Identity-Theft Scam
It was about 15 years ago. I left my purse in my car, hidden by the sun shade and with the doors locked. I was at my mom's and was only going to be in…
Robocalls - Do You Feel (Un)Lucky?
It was pure luck. He called. You answered. At the time, you didn't realize it was bad luck ringing your line. It sounded like the perfect offer. No m…
"Imposter" Scams Take Top Spot in Fraud Reports for 2019!
FTC Received 1.7 Million Fraud Reports. Source: www.ftc.gov
Protect Your Messenger Accounts from Scammers and Hackers!
Are you on a messenger platform or program? Like WhatsApp, Viber, WeChat and the like? Are you aware of how many scams are happening on these platform…
How many online accounts do you have? Are they safe from hackers and scammers? If so, that means you've probably been careful, or at least lucky. The…
Hacked on Social Media?
Are you unknowingly bombarding friends with random tweets with dark links? Sharing pictures and clickbait links on Instagram without your knowledge? I…
Watch Out for These Medicare Scams
Over the last year, new Medicare cards have been sent out. These new cards now have a unique ID consisting of random numbers instead of Social Securit…
How to Safeguard Your Digital Valuables
Hackers breaking into your online accounts can cost you thousands of dollars. So how do you protect yourself?
Watch Out for These Twists on Phishing
If you have been online for any length of time, you have heard about phishing. Phishing uses a variety of methods to obtain your personal and financia…
Help Protect Your Identity with a Free Credit Report Freeze
Consumers no longer have to pay to use an important tool to help protect their identity. As of September 21, 2018, freezing your credit report at the …
Tips for Reducing Your Identity Theft Risk
What do data breaches, software and hardware security vulnerabilities, phishing emails, and malware have in common? They attempt to steal or put at ri…
Are You at Risk of Medical ID Theft?
Scammers could be using your ID for prescriptions, insurance claims, and much more. Stop them cold!
Medical ID Theft: What Do You Need to Know?
Medical identity theft is a fast growing type of identity theft. It is the use of your name and/or your health insurance information, including your s…
Five Years Old and in Debt!
Can a 5 year-old be $30k into debt? Have a mortgage, a car payment, and 4 credit cards? Yes. And this could happen to a kid you know.
And yet another article on identity theft... Boring! But is it? Did you know young people are big targets? Here's a quick head's up.
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