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Are Your Passwords Strong Enough?

You want to protect your personal information: Your email. Your Tower accounts. Your address and credit card number. Photos of yourself and your kids. But thanks to an explosion of personal information being stored in the cloud, and our tendency…

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Child Identity Theft

Identity theft of minors is like adult identity theft. A child's Social Security number can be used by identity thieves to apply for government benefits, open bank and credit card accounts, apply for a loan or utility, or rent an…

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Is Credit Monitoring Worth the Cost?

Almost every day we hear about another data breach at a major company, healthcare facility or financial institution. What can you do to protect your information? Several independent companies have sprung up that promise to help protect your identity, such…

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ATM Security Tips

ATMs are a fast and easy way to withdraw cash, check account balances, transfer funds and more. One thing to note, though, is to make sure you use them with security in mind. Here are some important steps you can…

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Pharming

Pharming is the next generation of phishing. It’s a more sophisticated way for thieves to fraudulently obtain personal financial information while you’re online. Where phishing works on one person at a time, pharming grabs large groups of victims at once.…

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