Fake social media pages are abundant. The social media security company ZeroFox analyzed over 40,000 fake social media websites and found that the number of these increased 11 times between 2014 and 2016. More than 50 percent of them impersonated brands and offered up phony coupons or bogus giveaways …

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If someone told you that for the cost of a new car, you could buy a house, would you believe them? Not only is this true, but it’s actually a growing trend. The catch? Your house will only be slightly larger than the size of that new car …

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Americans are increasing their debt levels According to a new study of Federal Reserve data, Americans’ debt level is on the rise. In fact, the report found that Americans are about to hit a point where they have more debt than during the recent recession. The study found that the …

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Kaspersky Labs has released some interesting numbers regarding phishing in 2016.  According to them, nearly 50% of the phishing attacks that were registered in that year were designed and executed specifically to steal money from victims. That’s an increase of 13.14 percent over the previous year. Phishing for …

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The mobile device gateway product Wandera has found that many of the apps we install on our devices leak a surprising amount of information to anyone who chooses to capture it. It doesn’t take an experienced hacker either, but merely someone who may be sitting in the corner of …

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Banking Trojans are one of the top tools cyber thieves deploy in order to make a buck. These are strictly designed to steal login credentials and/or to take the money right out of a victim’s account. They also often target other financial applications that are connected to financial …

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Life can be full of surprises—some good surprises, and some not so welcome ones, like when your car breaks down, the washing machine stops working, or a family member falls ill and you need to buy a last-minute airline ticket. These additional expenses can bring on unnecessary stress …

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Military Saves Week (February 27 – March 4, 2017) is an annual opportunity for individuals to review their savings and take financial action. Each year, we encourage servicemembers and military families just like yours to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. This Military Saves Week, try these five …

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February 27th  – March 4th This year we are delighted to participate in the Military Saves campaign. The Military Saves campaign is a component of the nonprofit America Saves and a partner in the Department of Defense’s Financial Readiness Campaign, which seeks to motivate, support, and encourage military families to …

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Facebook has gotten very  popular over the years. In fact, it has over 1.86 billion monthly active users and over 4.5 billion bits of shared content every single day (per Facebook statistics). That’s why it’s frequently used to perpetrate all kinds of cyber attacks. A clever …

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