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PayPal, Venmo and Money-Sharing Apps – Are They Safe?

Increasingly, payment apps such as Venmo are being used to facilitate payments and money sharing, but are these services really…

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Beware the Biggest Online Scams

Phishing scams, where an online thief impersonates a reputable authority in order to gain your money or log-in credentials, are…

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Beware of Ransomware

In this video, Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout and author of Swiped, walks you through one of the…

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How to Tell If a Website Is Secure

You can find a website for anything on Google, but can you trust these websites? Not necessarily says Adam Levin,…

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Is the Government Invading Your Cyber Privacy?

There is a fine line between the government monitoring digital communications for matters of national security and invading the privacy of…

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What to Do When Your Personal Information Has Been Compromised

It has become a sad reality of modern life that personal information you have innocently provided to the companies you…

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The Information That Hackers Want

Credit card numbers, Social Security numbers, birthdates—is there any information that hackers are particularly interested in? In this video, Adam…

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Is it Safer to Shop Online or In-Store?

In this video, noted cybersecurity expert Adam Levin explains the risk of credit card theft in both online and brick-and-mortar…

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How to Create an Effective Password

We all have multiple passwords for our various online identities, but how do you know if your passwords are strong…

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Is Your Spouse an Identity Thief?

Although it can be an uncomfortable notion, one’s own spouse might take advantage of the relationship to steal their partner’s…

Identity Theft

What are the Biggest Risks for Identity Theft?

Every day it seems as though we are constantly hearing about new hacks and additional instances of identity theft. Adam…

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Hackers Target Bank Accounts Through Your Phone

Cyberthieves might use your smartphone to steal money from your bank account. In this scam, the thieves sneakily get you…

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Fake Jobs at Real Companies

Scammers are pretending that they work for well-known companies and then are stealing job seekers’ identities and savings. What happens:…

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Fake Websites

Until recently, if you made a typo and left out the “c” when typing “Netflix.com” into a web browser, the…

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Theft by Bank Tellers Is Spreading

A Chase Bank teller in White Plains, New York, took part in an ID-theft ring that stole more than $850,000 from…