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Americans, A New Credit Card is Coming to Town – EMV Part 1

American consumers need to get ready as a new type of credit card is on its way to their shores. The EMV card (which stands for Europay, Mastercard, and Visa) has been in use in Europe for some time and is due to be phased in to the United States within the next few years. Continue reading

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Is Your Child Safe at Home?

Just as the internet can open your child up to the wonders of education, interactivity, and socialization, it can also let in risks such as viruses and mal-ware on your computers to the dangers such as predators, bullying, and identity theft. Continue reading

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Where Did You Leave Your Smart Phone?

Did you know that over 5.6 billion people own/use at least one cell phone? In the United States alone, over 91% of the population owns and/or uses a cell phone. Thankfully, many cell phones now have the technology to protect and to find your lost cell phone. Continue reading

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What Color is Your Cyber Hat?

People associate the term “hacker” with an individual who has malicious and/or criminal intent, has enough knowledge about computers to make them very dangerous, and are not to be trusted. Sometimes, they might be right. Sometimes, they couldn’t be farther from the truth. Continue reading

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Cyber Security At Home – Are Neighbors Pirating Your Wi-Fi?

To a growing number of Internet piggy-backers, the sweet sound of pirating their neighbor’s wireless network sounds like a good way to get free Internet and this could be a real problem for you. Continue reading

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Tips to Protect Your Customer’s Payment Information

Did you know that your unexpired credit card is worth as little as $0.06 and as much as $1000 on the black market? Cyber security experts explain that the “street value” of a stolen credit card number can vary widely depending on the status of the account, credit limit available, expiration date, and whether there is a physical-issued card to be sold as well. Continue reading

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6 Tips for Online Tax Services

The deadline for your Federal Tax Returns this year is Tuesday, April 17th and is less than a month away.  More and more people are taking the opportunity to file their taxes online over the internet.  It’s not only quicker … Continue reading

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Are You Practicing Safe Shopping?

These days we find the news filled with information about those who have been victimized in numerous ways.  Identity theft and stolen credit information are examples of attacks that can be prevented with knowledge and action on your part.  Here … Continue reading

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