5 Steps to Take After Being Hacked

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Uh oh — you’ve been hacked! Finding out someone has cracked open your accounts and helped themselves to your information can be alarming, but there are ways to mitigate the damage while jump-starting your recovery process. Here are five steps to take after being hacked. Step 1: Assess the damage First, take a step back Read More »

Beware Jury Duty Scams

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Jury duty is a civic responsibility for U.S. citizens that enables the courts to serve justice in a fair and efficient manner. Unfortunately, some scammers are using jury duty as a cover for targeting innocent victims. The scammers rely on the victims’ limited information about the process to convince them that they have committed a Read More »

How Can I Protect Myself from Payment App Scams?

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Q: I love the convenience of payment apps, like Cash App and Venmo, but I’ve heard there’s been an increase in scams being pulled off within these apps. How can I continue to use my payment apps without compromising my safety? A: Payment apps offer users the ability to effortlessly send payments to friends, making Read More »

Watch Out for These Scams as the Country Moves Toward Reopening

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As the coronavirus continues spreading across the country in waves and peaks, every state is making bold moves toward reopening under a strange new set of circumstances dubbed the “New Normal.” Face coverings are de rigueur. Floor markings have been slapped down exactly 6 feet apart near checkout counters in retail stores. Shoppers are weary, Read More »