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ALERT! – Social Security Scam -ALERT!

November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

  If you, or a loved one, gets a call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) you best be on alert. According to the Federal Trade Commission scammers are using...

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Breach Brief – SunTrust Bank

April 24, 2018 | 1 Comments

SunTrust Bank has reported a data breach that may have compromised the personal information of up to 1.5 million customers. According to reports the bank believes a former employee may have stolen customer information to...

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Cyber criminals have developed a new scam targeting your cell phone. Known as the ‘port-out scam’ criminals are are using stolen information to trick cell phone carriers into transferring legitimate phone numbers to new devices....

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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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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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Experian Scans the Dark Web for Your Information

September 6, 2017 | 3 Comments

In case you haven’t heard there is such a thing as the dark web, This is the side of the Internet that is not where you want to go. Here is where the child molesters,...

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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 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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U.S. military healthcare professionals working with the Defense Department may have had highly sensitive personal information exposed by an employer IT error. Some of these personnel have top secret security clearances. Chris Vickery of Mackeepers...

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