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Tax ID Theft and the Latest IRS Scams to Look Out For

Criminals will stop at nothing to try and steal your money, including impersonating government agencies. IRS scams are some of the oldest in the scam artist’s playbook, and they’ve only grown more sophisticated in the digital age. But because everybody has to deal with the IRS, these types of scams have become well-known and you…

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How Do Encrypted Messaging Apps Work?

Encrypted messaging apps like Signal, Telegram, and WhatsApp make sending and receiving messages more secure. But how do these apps work? Which features make them more secure, and should you start using one? Let’s look at what’s behind encrypted messaging apps so you can decide for yourself — are they worth it? What is end-to-end…

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Prevent Identity Theft This Holiday Shopping Season

The holidays provide a good time for you to take steps to prevent identity theft. These are basic precautions that important year-round. And they’re especially important during the busiest season for families, shoppers and cybercriminals.

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The 7 Best Encrypted Messaging Apps for Android

Most of us couldn’t live without messaging apps. Whether we’re talking to family, friends, or colleagues, these apps keep us communicating no matter where we are in the world. As convenient as messaging apps are, they can also lead to privacy issues. Messages you think are private might be read by third parties, or the…

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Teens on Their Devices

Millennials Are Scammed More Than You Think and the Stats Prove It.

It would be wrong to conclude that the younger generation is more gullible and that’s why they’re falling for scams in greater numbers these days. You could simply say they’re learning the hard way and learning fast—and there is some truth to that.

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Free VPNs from Top Providers

A Top-Rated FREE VPN Could Make Your Holidays Great and Safe!

You might not know this, but some of the top-rated VPNs (that charge only a few dollars a month for their subscription plans) also offer a FREE VPN plan. These free versions provide the security and privacy you need when you need it.

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Year-end Savings for Years to Come

HOLIDAY VPN DEALS ALERT: Get a Fully Loaded VPN for Just a Few Dollars a Month

If you know about VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) and have been waiting for the lowest monthly cost for a top-rated VPN (maybe under $3.00!) check out the Holiday VPN Deals that are available right now!

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What To Do If You’ve Been Part of a Data Breach

These days, it seems like data breaches happen so frequently consumers can hardly keep up. Almost every week there are headlines about another company that’s been breached. What should you do if you have an account with one of these breached organizations, and your information has been exposed? When you hear about a data breach…

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