How to protect yourself from identity theft and how to deal with it if you become a victim of identity theft.

How to deal with the Equifax breach
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Act as if you're an Equifax breach victim

The harmful Equifax breach has been reported to involve over 143 million Americans and that number is bound to grow.…
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How to achieve an acceptable level of online privacy

Privacy has become a valuable and elusive commodity. On the one hand, our private information is released online whether…
How to see how others see you
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Preserve and repair your online reputation and presence

Whether you use social media and the Internet or not, you and your reputation can be damaged online. As such, even if you’ve…
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How to Minimize Your Damage from Inevitable Identity Theft

“It won’t happen to me!” is what many of us think and hope when we hear about other victims of crime. But when it comes…
Online Shopping Dangers
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Cyber Monday started early this year ... Buyer Beware!

Cyber Monday deals used to begin on the Monday following Thanksgiving weekend but just as Christmas trees appeared early…
Remove online personal information
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How to find your personal information on the Internet

In order to understand the dangers of having your personal data easily accessible online, the best place to start is…
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Dangers of Seniors and Technology

Looking over my dad’s new smartphone photos, my heart skipped a beat. I was staring at vibrant photographs of every credit…
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We Don't Cover Stupid! How to protect sensitive data.

“We don’t cover stupid” is a reminder that ignorance and lack of expertise have become unacceptable excuses for technological…
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Warning Signs of Tax Refund Fraud & What To Do About It

Tax related identity theft occurs when someone uses another person’s social security number to claim a tax refund from…
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Anthem Breach: 7 Tips to Protect Yourself Amidst Attacks

Whether directly impacted or not, there are things we must all learn from the Anthem breach. The sensitive information…
How to avoid online shopping and travel scams
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Online deals - tips to avoid becoming a victim this holiday season

It's always a good idea to be careful when shopping online but with the arrival of Cyber Monday and holiday shopping time,…
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Privacy: How to Deal with What We Cannot Control!

There are moments when I feel helpless and hopeless as I watch privacy diminishing rapidly before my own eyes. Not a day…