Security

Buying online. Its called e-commerce. African-Americans have gone from Black Friday sales to Cyber Mondays online. Online shopping is perfectly natural. You probably never even think about it, you just do it. Even with all...

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Video: Avoid Credit Card Fraud

August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Life is good. You have great dinner and whip out that credit card to pay for it. That sexy watch at the mall; break out that card. And of course drinks with the boys. All...

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Online Transaction Security

August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trying to protect your money online is no easy task. Online transaction security is almost nonexistent with some companies. And many banks will simply pay off your fraud claim rather than secure their systems. These...

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What is Multi-Factor Authentication?

August 17, 2014 | 1 Comments

We have seen passwords attacked and broken time and time again. Black people are like everybody else, making the same passwords mistakes. Mistakes like using the same password at multiple websites and making your password...

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Password Mistakes

August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

As I wrote last week, Russian hackers may have stolen billions of passwords and I am pretty sure your’s and mine are included in the bunch. So I advised all of my readers to change...

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Know if You’ve Been Hacked

August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a simple warning to black people; you need to know if your computer has been hacked. Its not an easy task if you don’t teach yourself what to look for.  For example what...

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Home Wi-Fi Security

July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are in the era of wireless connectivity. Most African-American homes have an Internet connection that comes through the cable or telephone wires. But once inside the signal goes to a wireless router that allows...

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According to a survey  by USA Today 24% of people who regularly shop online have cut back or stopped altogether. The reason? Recent large data breaches has created caution among online shoppers.  According to the report...

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What Not To Do On Facebook

June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Facebook is everyone’s window into the lives of friends and relatives. Its how we stay in touch without really talking. But Facebook can also be a very dangerous place if you don’t know what you...

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As an African-American consumer you should not shy away from asking the tough questions when it comes to cyber security. You’re banking online, shopping online, even ordering dinner online. All these things require you to...

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