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Protect your iPhone against this new virus

Protect your iPhone against this new virus

For the first time ever there is a significant virus that is stealing data from iPhones. Here’s how it works, and how to keep your phone from getting infected.

 

The #1 Insurance Policy Small Businesses Need But Don't Know About

If you have a small business, there's a new insurance policy I recommend to protect you in the event of a data breach. Why small businesses need breach insurance We hear so much about the big companies in the news with data breaches -- Sony, Target, Home Depot -- but ...

Protect against retail data breach this holiday

Protect against retail data breach this holiday

Despite all the retail computer breaches, a survey shows that isn't going to stop holiday shoppers this year. How to protect your information from getting stolen this holiday season.

Don't Give Your Social Security Number at These Places

When should you give your Social Security number and when should you not? My rule on giving out my Social Security number is that I don't do it, unless I know it's absolutely, positively required for what I'm doing. Companies and institutions ask for our Social Security numbers like they're ...

 

How To Avoid Going Into Debt for the Holidays

With the holidays around the corner, it is time to start thinking of everything that comes with the season. From putting up lights on your house to buying gifts for your loved ones, there is a lot to get done. Because of this, the Christmas season can be stressful and ...

Protect against foreclosure deficiency claims

Protect against foreclosure deficiency claims

Have you been foreclosed on in the last 7 years? Bill collectors may be seeking what's called "deficiency." Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.

 

Woman Brings Late Husband's Ashes to T-Mobile Store Over Dispute

We take it as almost an article of faith that our social media accounts will live on after we die. But what about the contracts we enter into with cellphone providers? There's an ugly story out of Wales involving a 57-year old man named David Raybould who was paying T-Mobile ...

How to answer the credit card income-verify email

How to answer the credit card income-verify email

Gotten a notice from your credit card issuer asking you to verify income? It's real. But here's how you should to handle it.

6 Things You Need To Know After Any Retailer Data Breach

It's the latest in a string of high-profile breaches that has included Target, the Heartbleed breach, eBay, and the Russian hackers getting 1.2 billion usernames and passwords. And now, in the midst of a severe case of "breach fatigue," we're getting word of the Home Depot data breach. This one ...

How to wipe your phone clean before upgrading

How to wipe your phone clean before upgrading

Your personal information and private photos could end up in the wrong hands if you sell your smart phone and don't erase it completely.

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