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It's Data Privacy Day, and It's a Mess

28 January 2014  |  1626 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Target continues to be tangled up in chains due to its December 2013 data breach that current estimates say affected 110 million customers. Target is known as proficient and prolific in the use of mobile devices and other means for collecting consumer data. This proficiency has backfired, resulting in the retail giant struggling to regain consume...

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5 technology tips to navigate winter travel

22 January 2014  |  1012 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Being stuck at an airport due to winter weather can be a real downer, but with an assortment of devices, apps and other instruments for connecting to the world, you can make that down time pass in a jiffy. With today’s technology, gone are the days where you nearly go bonkers doing endless crossword puzzles or reading one celebrity magazine after...

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10 credit score truths and myths

20 January 2014  |  1776 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If your personal information gets compromised, a thief will open up financial accounts in your name. However, they will not pay the bills, and this will ruin your credit. Whether bad credit results ...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Predictive analytics technologies that read your mind

17 January 2014  |  3857 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There’s an app that can practically read your mind via your mobile device. The technology is called predictive analysis, and Google’s Now app is at the forefront. Other apps that utilize predictive an...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

6 ways to declutter your digital life

17 January 2014  |  1218 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It’s the New Year so time for new starts and new resolutions. With a new year upon us, now is a good time to clean out the clutter. Clutter is overwhelming, messy and inefficient and it transcends in ...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

IT guys get duped pretty girl on social media

13 January 2014  |  2384 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Defenses of a U.S. government agency were duped by an experimental scam created by security experts. The “scam” involved Emily Williams, a fictitious attractive woman with a credible online identity...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Next steps in wearable tech

12 January 2014  |  1899 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Tech devices are rapidly evolving from those you carry around with you in a pocket to those you wear on an arm, and they seem to be getting smaller and smaller. We have the laptop as the progenitor, c...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Online shopping warnings and advice

08 January 2014  |  1337 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Shopping online can be just as dangerous to your security as leaving your car unlocked in the mall parking lot. Consumer Reports notes the following: Don’t judge a website by its cover. A malicious ...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Protecting yourself from debit card fraud

06 January 2014  |  3543 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A thief got a hold of woman’s debit card information and raided her bank account. This true story is described in a recent St. Louis Post-Dispatch article. Thieves can wire money over the Internet a...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Lessons learned from a password attack

04 January 2014  |  1825 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It’s easy for millions of passwords to be stolen via hacking into Facebook, Twitter and Gmail accounts: It recently happened because malware was unknowingly downloaded into computers worldwide that ex...

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