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April 5, 2018

You can spot a Nigerian email scam without opening it. You know what you’re doing when it comes to keeping ID thieves from conning you. And if someone tried to get the kind of personal information needed to open credit in your name, well, it just wouldn’t happen.

Except it would.

Credit gets stolen using personal information all the time. In the wake of the Equifax breach it’s happening even more than usual.

The Identity Theft...

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April 2, 2018
VPNs

Net Neutrality is dead and the Internet is increasingly a playground for data mining schemes, social networks, and identity thieves. The possibility of true online privacy has never seemed more remote.

The use of a VPN (Virtual Private Network) has long been viewed as a silver bullet. Historically, VPNs have been used by dissidents trying to avoid persecution from governments, hackers wishing to cover their tracks, and mainstream...

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March 30, 2018

A recent Reuters article by Tom Bergin takes a look at what data mining companies may or may not know about particular individuals in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica story. Bergin uses his own data in an intensely un-scientific, yet interesting investigation.

First of all, Bergin is not from the U.S. As a citizen of the...

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March 23, 2018

There's a common denominator between the surges of phishing email that continue to plague consumers, businesses and government agencies around the globe and the ...

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March 20, 2018
Cyberscout Chairman and Founder Adam Levin appeared on the PBS program “White House Chronicle” in a wide-ranging interview touching on everything from his work as Director of Consumer Affairs for the State of Jersey and co-founder of Credit.com to his present work helping consumers and businesses navigate the ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity and identity theft today. 

You can watch the entire interview ...
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