This Scam Targets Your Tax Refund. Here’s How to Protect Yourself
The IRS recently warned consumers to stay vigilant about a growing scam targeting tax refunds.
Why You Should Protect Your Computer? : TotalBank
Your computer is a popular target for intruders. Why? Because intruders want what you have stored there. They look for credit card numbers, bank account information, and anything else they can find. By stealing that information, intruders can use your money or credit to buy themselves goods and services How do intruders break into your computer? In some cases, they send you an e-mail with a virus. Reading that e-mail activates the virus, creating an opening that intruders use to enter or access…
How Scam Artists Target the Elderly Parents
Elder financial abuse is a severe problem that affects one out of every 20 older adults.
Don’t be an easy target: How to protect your smartphone
Smartphones and other mobile devices have made our lives easier in many ways. But, their allure and high resale value has also made them a prime target for thieves. While there’s no way to complete…
8 Tips to Protect Your Computer From Viruses and Malware
Don’t get caught in an online scam pretending to be tech support for your computer that actually infects your machine with a virus. We’ll show you how to protect your computer from malware.
How to stay safe on your computer
This video segment is from our Identity Theft Seminar on September 17, 2014. Liberty Mutual's Dave Komar provides information and tips on Identity Theft.
How to Help Your Elderly Parents Recognize a Scam
Seniors often find themselves targeted by identity thieves. Here’s how to help your elderly parent recognize a scam.
Senior Scams: How to Protect Yourself & Loved Ones
Scammers often target the elderly as they're perceived as easy targets. Take a read to learn how you can keep yourself and your loved ones protected.
How to disable Java on your computer
The government suggests computer users disable the common Web-browsing software until its security flaws are fixed.
Burned in the Target Data Breach? Here's How to Protect Yourself Now
The Target credit card hack proves once again that no matter what you do to keep your data safe, hackers can still hit you. But you're not powerless. Here's what to do now.
How you can help your elderly parents with their finances
Q. I want to help my parents — who are getting older — with their finances, but they don’t want the help. What can I do?
Tax Scammers Target Might Target You: Here’s What to Do
Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your Social Security number to get a tax refund or a job. Find out what you can do about it.
Top Scams Targeting Seniors
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What to know about your computer security
Think about what you do to prepare yourself for safely surfing the Internet. The Internet, as expansive as it is, allows users to have access to products and services, entertainment and information, but it also creates opportunities for hackers and identity thieves. In order to prepare you for the world of the Internet, here are some tips to improve your computer security.
How to Protect Your Financial Info on Your Smartphone
You might think that smartphone buzzing in your pocket or purse is relatively safe from hackers, because for years phones weren’t fraudsters’ main targets. But as smartphones have exploded in popul…
How to avoid financial scams targeting seniors
Financial scams aimed at defrauding seniors are becoming more common. Here's what the more common ones look like, and how to protect your family.
Why You Should Segment Your Target Market
Even once you've found your target market, there is still room to whittle it down. Discover why you should segment your target market.
Two brothers get 20 years for roofing scam targeting the elderly
Two brothers have been sentenced to 20 years for preying on the elderly, charging them exorbitant fees for shoddy roof work, DeKalb County authorities said Tuesday.