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    Tax Related Identity Theft

    February 03, 2023

    Identity thieves and IRS imposters are ready for tax season, whether you are or not. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself, and what to do if you or someone you know runs into problems.
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    Fraud Targeting Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

    February 03, 2023

    When governments offer program relating to money or loan forgiveness, it's to be expected that cybercriminals and fraudsters will try to capitalize on the needs of others. The current discussion on student loan forgiveness has become a new way for people to become victims of fraud.
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    Home Router Tip of the Week - Guest Settings

    January 20, 2023

    The next installment of the Home Router guides is to discuss what are guest settings and should you even bother using them?
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    Online Gaming and Cybersecurity

    January 20, 2023

    Gaming isn't just for Millennials or Gen-Z'ers anymore. Today's gaming platforms can rival some pretty decent computing technologies as well. Here are some tools to make gaming fun and secure.
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    Router Tip of the Day - Encryption

    January 19, 2023

    Home routers are sometimes confusing to the end user. Here are some tips to help you protect your home network.
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    Data & You

    December 16, 2022

    Personal data privacy is important to everyone, here are some ways you can protect your own personal information.
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    Home Router Tip of the Week: SSID/Router Passwords

    December 02, 2022

    The key point here is use good password hygiene even on your router, this is a password that only you and your guests will use so people oftentimes make it memorable to their family.
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    Tips for cybersecurity while on vacation

    December 02, 2022

    As you embark upon your holiday adventure, remain cyber safe following some simple practices from National Cybersecurity Alliance to keep your vacation plans free from cybercriminal meddling.
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    Home Router Tip of the Week: Terminology

    November 19, 2022

    Home routers, the ones provided by your Internet Service Provider, are your home network firewalls. These are the devices that let your home devices such as laptops, smart phones, security cameras, all connect to the internet. A firewall is a device that has security settings that control what types of internet traffic is allowed to happen. Without it, the only way to connect is via cellular, which can be extremely expensive.
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    Beware of Bad Cookies

    November 19, 2022

    Cookies are one of the most delicious inventions ever, unless it's an HTTP cookie. Those, not so much. HTTP cookies are small text files that help web developers give you more personal, convenient website visits. These small files let websites remember you, your logins, history, your shopping carts and more. Because they remember this information, they can be a treasure trove of private info for criminals to spy on.
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