identity theft

How to Check Your Child’s Credit Report

March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Originally published on CreditCards.com Written by Dinah Wisenberg Brin Parents place the utmost attention on their children’s safety, education, health and happiness, but even the most conscientious parent may overlook another matter that can affect...

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Tax Season 2018 – What the IRS Won’t Do!

February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

To keep from becoming a victim during tax season you have to know whats happening. Dealing with the IRS is rarely fun. So you need to know what to do when you hear from them....

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Breach Brief – Alteryx

December 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alteryx, a California based data analytics company, has compromised the personal information of about 123 million American households. According to UpGuard of Silicon Valley Alteryx posted the information to a publicly available Amazon Web Services...

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Social media is everywhere. Facebook alone has over two billion users. And the bottom line is that social media is how people in the world share their lives. Is that what you want your children...

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Identity theft is big business. And if you have been paying attention you probably know that data theft is exploding globally, especially so in the U.S. According to the Identity Theft and Resource Center and CyberScout ...

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Equifax Data Breach – The Aftermath

September 13, 2017 | 1 Comments

Equifax recently suffered a massive data breach compromising the sensitive information of over 140 million Americans. The data lost includes names, Social Security numbers, addresses, birthdays and driver’s license numbers.  As the week progressed details...

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Back to School – Student Identity Theft

September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Identity theft is rampant. It it the fastest growing Internet crime and black college students should be aware of the vulnerability of their personal information. According to the Better Business Bureau college students are prime...

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Tax season is scam season. It is also a good time to talk to elderly people about their tax returns. In the age of the Internet, email and smartphones older people to get confused and...

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Breach Brief – FAFSA

April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Applying for federal student aid  just got a lot harder for students and families. FAFSA or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid was breached and the IRS has taken part of the system offline....

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Tax Season 2017 – Fighting Identity Theft

March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are two seasons that cyber criminals celebrate; Christmas and tax season. African-Americans should understand that protecting themselves during this time is especially critical  A 2011 Federal Trade Commission national fraud survey revealed that African-Americans were...

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