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ALERT! – New Banking Scam – ALERT!

November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yet another banking scam is hitting consumers. Cyber criminals are using a combination of fake text messages and card-less ATMs to rip-off  unsuspecting consumers. According to Krebs on Security the scam has hit big for the...

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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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Lets face it; technology is everywhere in our daily lives. So much so that we have gotten to the point where we use it without a thought. Hackers and thieves depend on a certain level...

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Breach Brief – Verizon

July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Millions of Verizon customer’s information has been exposed online. Last Wednesday UpGuard, an Internet security firm, reported finding millions Verizon accounts exposed on an unsecured server. Customer information included subscriber’s names, cellphone number, and the...

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Online Holiday Shopping 2016 – Security Basics

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Twice a year scammers crawl from underneath rocks and other nasty places to celebrate special holidays. First, tax season, then the holiday season. African-Americans using the Internet for holiday shopping need to be on guard...

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In a devastating admission the IRS has announced the number of taxpayers PINs compromised has doubled again. In May of 2015 the IRS announced that there were 114,000 breached accounts. Then, in August, it added...

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Black people shopping online this holiday season should be aware that fraud is rampant. Hackers are extremely savvy and know where and how to steal credit card data. So you need to be just as...

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How Safe is that ATM?

September 22, 2015 | 1 Comments

Remember the good ol’ days when ATM security meant making sure you didn’t get mugged. Well those days aren’t exactly gone. You still have to be careful. But the crooks are now using card skimmers,...

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How to Respond to a Data Breach

October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Data breaches are becoming more and more frequent. And as an African-American you need to be afraid of this trend. Your information is being used to steal from you and others. Right now someone could...

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Watch Out For Card Skimmers

July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Watch out for card skimmers. African Americans need to be on the look out for trouble no matter where they are. And using your credit or debit card is no different. Card skimmers are sneaky...

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