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Wise Up Your Smartphone

Not so long ago, losing your mobile phone meant the additional expense of replacing it and possibly, someone charging up additional minutes on your bill.  Today the stakes are higher.  With the ownership of smartphones on the rise, the ability to store more information on your phone can now lead to identity theft opportunities if [...]

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Protecting Yourself While on Vacation

April 11, 2012

Spring is here and for many that means gearing up for a bit of rest and relaxation with a spring break vacation or, at the very least, planning a fun-filled trip in the summer months to come.  However, the planning shouldn’t stop at selecting your dream destination and accommodations.  Unfortunately, identity thieves are everywhere, and [...]

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One More Resolution to Make…Stay Safe Online in 2012

January 12, 2012

As we settled into 2012, New Year’s resolutions have been made…and hopefully not yet broken. Even though we’re almost half way through January, we propose you add one more resolution to your list of life improvements to this year and beyond –new habits to help protect yourself against identity theft. With input from the Identity [...]

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Geotagging: The Hidden Danger in Your Smartphone

November 28, 2011

Tis the season to take lots of photos. Chances are many of these pictures will be taken on smartphones and then promptly posted online. So what could possibly be wrong in sharing the joys of the season with family, friends and others on the Internet? Unfortunately, even as careful as you may be about sharing [...]

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