With all the things to knock out on your parenting to-do list, when's the last time you thought to monitor the status of your child's identity? If you look at the growing risks, monitoring your child's identity — starting as early as birth — could become as important as regular dental check-ups. Identity fraud is ...
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Social media sites are made for sharing, so protecting your privacy sometimes comes as an afterthought. But, the kind of information you share and whom you share it with can make a big difference between having a positive experience on social media, and putting your money and private details at risk. Sites like Facebook and ...
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If you’re like most people, you like to stay connected whether you are traveling or just on the go. That's why it can be tempting to connect to free, public Wi-Fi networks, but you should know that these networks could open you up to some serious risks. Public Wi-Fi networks often lack a security measure ...
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By now you've probably heard of the term “phishing”—when scammers try to fool you into revealing your personal information or sending money, usually via email—but what about “vishing”? Vishing, or voice phishing, is basically the same practice, but done by phone. There are a few reasons why it's important for you to know about vishing. ...
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It's an exciting time to be alive, no doubt. We've evolved from tech enthusiasts to social connectors, to a to a culture steeped in a sophisticated digital lifestyle. Ease, speed, and efficiency drives every purchase. Still, the inconsistency hums: The more connected our families become, the more insecure we can feel about exactly how to protect them. The ...
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It's Twitter — not Tweeter — parents, and your teenager could be using the social network in a reckless way. A few times a week my heart skips a few beats because I see good kids (kids I know personally) being foolish on Twitter. Before you shake (or bury) your head and claim, "not my angel," ...
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