December 13, 2018

Digital footprint? I thought we were watching out for our carbon footprint.The definition of a digital footprint is: the information about a particular person that exists on the internet as a result of their online activity.

Have you ever thought about what your di...

December 11, 2018

Ask yourself if Grandma would be proud of your social media posts. If the answer is no then either don't post them or at least limit the damage and take them down. Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and whatever other social media outlets there are out there are loaded with...

December 4, 2018

Online shopping is becoming more and more popular every holiday season. This past Black Friday had the highest number of online purchases ever in the history of Black Fridays. Online shopping is also very convenient. You can get all of those gifts bought with the quick...

August 28, 2018

Zack Whittaker@zackwhittaker / Aug 25, 2018

It’s not been a great week for cell carriers. EE was hit with two security bugs and T-Mobile admitted a data breach. Now, Sprint is the latest phone giant to admit a security lapse, TechCrunch has learned.

Using two sets of wea...

August 28, 2018

Zack Whittaker@zackwhittaker / Aug 24, 2018

T-Mobile has confirmed hackers breached its systems.

The cell giant, currently merging with Sprint, said in a statement that hackers customer stole names, billing zip codes, phone numbers, email addresses, account numbers, and...

August 22, 2018

Synthetic Identity Theft:

Three Ways Synthetic Identities Are Created

October 28, 2014 | By Steven D'AlfonsoShare

Synthetic identity theft is fraud that involves the use of a fictitious identity. Identity thieves create new identities using a combination of real and fabri...

July 30, 2018

New breach might have exposed data of almost every US adult

MSNBC Mike Murphy

A little-known Florida company may have exposed the personal data of nearly every American adult, according to a new report.

Wired reported Wednesday that Exactis, a Palm Coast, Fla.-based marke...

June 12, 2018

Identity Protection Tips

~ Sign up with a credit monitoring program

~ Do not email important personal information.

~ Tax returns, social security numbers, banking information, etc.must be sent via a secure internet transmittal system.

~ Do not click on emails if you do not...

June 7, 2018

NEVER POST

Children either do not know or realize how much personal information they are exposing when they are on the internet.Kids have grown up online. They sometimes do not understand the ramifications that result from sharing either their own or a friend or family...

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