Top 7 phishing scams play on your emotions

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Phishing has become one of the most common ways to circumvent the security of your PC. The key to taking over your system is convincing you to click on a link that seems legitimate at the time. The themes and “bait” used to get you to click can be compelling and nearly always try to exploit an emotion. Be wary, and exercise the firewall between your ears: think before you click.


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Early detection key to managing data theft risk

Every business, large or small, should consider the growing exposure to loss or theft of personally identifying information of customers or employees and be prepared to respond to an unfortunate event. Data security is one of the top risks that any organization faces. Based on a Trend Micro-sponsored Ponemon Institute study, more than 78 percent of organizations have suffered at least one data breach over the past two years. We discussed some basic steps that any organization can take to protect sensitive data and to control technology practices in our[.....]


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Choose your card wisely to protect your money

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Many people find it convenient to use credit or debit cards rather than carry cash or write checks for each purchase. Recent headlines concerning account information breaches should be of concern to card users. Important differences between credit cards and debit cards may affect your decision about which to use for your purchases. Keeping these differences in mind when making purchases might help you protect your money if your accounts are hacked.


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