Archive for the 'Fraud Protection' Category

Watch out for e-Mail Scams about Electronic Tax Payments

Well it’s getting closer to tax season. Many of us do our taxes as soon as we get our year end statements and many of us have quarterly taxes we pay. Either way please keep an eye our for scams ‘reminding you of payments’ telling you owe payments and the like. Believe me – if […]

Security news – Gmail spear phishing attack

There are some very splashy news stories going around saying ‘Google was Hacked".. Oh no sky is falling. Let’s be clear. GOOGLE WAS NOT HACKED! What happened is that many ‘targeted users’ were ‘Phished’ – the users where ‘conned/tricked’ into giving up their security information and passwords. This is called ‘spear phishing’ Essentially Gmail’s login […]

Massive Data breach again – protect yourself

The names and e-mails of customers of Citigroup Inc and other large U.S. companies, as well as College Board students, were exposed in a massive and growing data breach after a computer hacker penetrated online marketer Epsilon. The list of companies is HUGE! TiVo, JP Morgan Chase, Capital One Financial, US Bank, the Kroger grocery […]

Real Credit Score Answers

Identity theft is all over the TV adds, and internet these days. Making it seem as if everyone will be a victim whereby they lose all their money and have their credit completely ruined. Truth is this will probably NOT happen to the vast majority of people EVER! Heck, my own brother had his messed […]