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Was There a Data Breach at California DMV?

April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Banks in California recently received notice from MasterCard that credit card data used previously for California DMV online services had been breached. MasterCard did not say who was breached but did state that the organization experienced a breach commonly known in the financial industry as “card-not-present”. This means that  the transactions occurred online. MasterCard also...

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Google Shuts Down Virus Shield Scam

April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

A top selling app on Google Play Store has been revealed to be a scam. Virus Shield was rated as the No.1 paid app before it was removed. The app was supposed to protect Android phones from viruses but it did absolutely nothing. Android Police reported that the app is supposed to tell you if...

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Spring Time is Clean PC Time

April 2, 2014 | 1 Comments

Spring time is when all things are new again. Flowers bloom and the leaves return to the trees. Its also a good time to clean up your computer.  A clean PC that is  up to date is faster and safer. Any way you look at it your computer could probably use some maintenance. I urge black...

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Fighting Back Against Identity Theft

March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Defending yourself against phishing and identity theft is a matter of survival. If you suffer an identity theft you better know how to react and where to turn for help. Black people often lack this knowledge and as a result do not know what to do or who to turn to. That has to change....

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African-Americans Embrace Mobile Banking

March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

  African-Americans are banking on the move. A recent report from Pew Research found that African American and Hispanic people are taking the lead when it comes to mobile banking. The research found that 51% of adults in the U.S. bank online and 35% of cellphone owners bank using their phone. Among the findings in...

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Sexual Predators Hunt Online

March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

  On December 20th of 2013  Tremain Hutchinson, 28 of Cobb County Georgia was sentenced to life in prison for producing child pornography. A just sentence for a sexual predator but it is how he did it that black parents need to pay attention to. Hutchinson used social media to connect to teenage girls. He...

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Don’t Play That Phishing Game

March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

    Black people have a saying “You got caught slippin’.” That is basically what a phishing attack is, catching someone off guard. Phishing comes at you in many different ways. It can be an email, a text message, a phone call or even in the mail. It could even be a website you visit....

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  Is that cable television bill really worth it? Black people sometimes pay too much. Sometimes by design, sometimes because we don’t explore all our options. So take a close look at your cable television bill and ask if it is really worth it. Television has changed so much in the last three years, thanks...

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A recent report from the Washington Post may reveal a pattern by pre-pay cell phone providers to overcharge customers. Black people, minorities and low income people make up a large percentage of the pre-paid cell phone market. There are various reasons for this including credit issues. But many people, regardless of color, have decided to...

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Sally Beauty Supply Hacked!

March 17, 2014 | 1 Comments

When it comes to black women and their hair they don’t play! When it comes to black people and their money, they don’t play! So as you can imagine messing with both at the same time is a dangerous proposition but it seems that that is just what is happening. A lot black women purchase...

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