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Don't be scammed into paying Back Taxes
It’s easy to scam someone who did something wrong by telling them they need to fix their mistake. This is why thousands of people get scammed into paying back taxes to the IRS—the IRS has nothing to do with these scams, of course, but the predators prey on peoples’ fear of Uncle Sam. It all begins with the fraudster making a phone call, pretending to be an IRS employee.
They have other tricks up their sleeve too, such as making the caller ID show a number that…
Frequently Asked Questions About Identity Theft
I remember my teachers always telling me there are no stupid questions. When it comes to identity theft, this is especially true. The more you know about identity theft, the better prepared you will be to prevent it from happening to you. Here are some commonly asked questions about identity theft.
What is identity theft?
Identity theft is when a person pretends to be you to access money, credit, medical care, and other benefits. They acquire…
Project Schedule, P50 Anyone?
Developing a schedule needs to be approached with success in mind. Dividing the project or portfolio into smaller manageable…
Tips to Stay Digitally Safe on Spring Break
Give me a break! In the next month, students will get the week off for spring break—a much needed reward after months of hard work and, for some, gnarly winter weather. Spring break means free time, family vacations, trips with friends, and timeless memories.
But, spring break can pose some risks to your online reputation and your identity. So whether you are going to party it up in the Caribbean or you are taking the kids to Disney World, here are some tips to keep…
Sheriff’s office offers Home Security Tips
Here’s good advice from a sheriff’s office about how to protect your house.
Burglars and home invaders don’t give a flying hoot if you keep thinking, “It can’t happen to me and this is a safe neighborhood.” In fact, the issue isn’t how safe your neighborhood is or how watchful your neighbors are. The issue is how easy it is to simply break into your home.
Think of the other safety precautions you take daily even though the odds of an unfortunate outcome are…
Can an App really act as a Bodyguard?
In the event of an attack, new smartphone applications can be used to send an alarm to a pre-chosen person. And the potential victims location can then be tracked.
But is this faster and more secure than a woman whipping out pepper spray and blasting a drunken buffoon who has her cornered in a parking garage at night?
Apps meant for personal security are simply one layer of protection but in no way should be relied upon for personal protection. I…