On September 7, consumer reporting agency Equifax announced that hackers gained unauthorized access to its data files. As many as 143 million people, mostly in the United States, are potentially..
Hurricane Harvey has been wreaking havoc in Texas since it made landfall on Friday August 25, 2017, with heavy rains, damaging winds and flooding expected to continue for days. It began as a..
Have you ever seen a post in your Facebook feed that just seemed… sketchy?
That was your internal scam sense telling you to keep scrolling. Overall, Facebook is a secure place to share information..
Like bad house guests, scams come and go – leaving us hoping that they don’t return for another visit. But they do, sometimes altering their appearance a little. As scammers perfect their methods..
My son is not renting his Boston condo, though you may see it listed for rent on Craigslist. Yesterday, an astute woman searching for an apartment in the city spotted the scam ad and contacted my..
There’s a new phone scam sweeping the country. The “Can you hear me now?” scheme attempts to record your voice over the phone. (When you pick up the phone, you’ll hear someone ask, “Can you hear..
Scamming continues to challenge our pocketbooks and our personal security. Scammers are so savvy in their methods of luring victims that it can be difficult at times to distinguish what is..
No one can steal what makes each of us unique. Maybe we collect Star Wars memorabilia, or drink iced coffee all year, or keep our heat turned off until November 1, just because, well, that’s what..
Last Friday, I had just got home when my wife texted to let me know she just finished shopping at Target and wouldn’t be home for dinner. Not being much of a cook, I logged on to my mobile app..