Category: Technology/Security

Documents to Shred: Prevent Identity Theft

[ 0 ] October 18, 2019 |
Documents to Shred: Prevent Identity Theft

  Identity Theft is becoming very easy, as personal information is more readily available on computers. Though some identity thieves still go about taking personal information the old-fashioned way – through paper statements and bills. One way to prevent these scoundrels from stealing your information is to work pro-actively. Don’t just toss your bills and […]

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Training Video – How to Delete Cookies on Your Computer

[ 0 ] March 5, 2019 |
Training Video – How to Delete Cookies on Your Computer

If you own a computer, you may have heard the phrase “You need to clear you cookies.” Cookies is just a fancy word for memory and when it is time to clear the cookies, it simply means that your computer’s memory is full. When you visit a website, your computer stores that website in its […]

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Understanding Bill Payment

[ 0 ] March 4, 2019 |
Understanding Bill Payment

Online Bill Pay is a great service for people who like to pay all of their bills at once without writing out checks or paying over the phone. Bill Pay can also be difficult to understand. Even though you are paying the bill online, your payment may still go by check. Some companies do not […]

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Skimmers and Fraud Claims

[ 0 ] December 11, 2018 |
Skimmers and Fraud Claims

The holidays are an especially popular time for skimmers, the devices used in ATMs and gas station pumps to steal credit and debit card information.  Fraudsters target gas station skimmers during the holidays because the more people travel by car, the easier it is to steal a great deal of payment card information in a […]

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Know What You are Clicking On

[ 0 ] December 5, 2017 |
Know What You are Clicking On

If in doubt, just don’t click (or tap). That is the best advice I can give you regarding you and your security online. Whether you receive an email, text message or a browser pop-up: if you aren’t expecting or don’t recognize the message, it probably isn’t something you should click or tap on. The best […]

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IRS Security Awareness Tips

[ 0 ] March 21, 2017 |
IRS Security Awareness Tips

Now that TAX SEASON is upon us!!  The IRS has recently put together a “Taxes. Security. Together” awareness campaign.  This campaign was designed to better inform you about the need to protect your personal, tax and financial data online and at home. People continue to fall prey to clever cybercriminals who trick them into giving up Social […]

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Don’t Be Fooled!

[ 0 ] November 7, 2016 |
Don’t Be Fooled!

Too often, people of all ages receive notification that they just WON money from Reader’s Digest, Publisher’s Clearing House, or phony lottery…and they JUST need to pay the taxes to collect the prize….  Hearing these stories makes me angry!  Scammers, with little to NO dignity, are preying on people’s emotions and financial well-being. That’s why […]

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Visa Chip Transactions – Simple. Secure. Smart.

[ 0 ] June 21, 2016 |
Visa Chip Transactions – Simple. Secure. Smart.

Take a look at this video from VISA on how to use your new VISA card with chip technology.

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