What to Do After Becoming an Identity Theft Victim

What to Do After Becoming an Identity Theft Victim

Identity theft is the No. 1 complaint filed by consumers with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Since 2000, identity theft has consistently been a significant threat to consumers all around the world.

It is reported that 40 million Americans fell victims to identity theft in 2016. With this, there is a possibility that you could be a victim.

5 Ways to Stay Safe Online During Tax Season

5 Ways to Stay Safe Online During Tax Season

Tax identity theft is on the increase. In 2015, there was already a 50 percent increase from the previous year, and this has continued to soar higher. With only a few weeks left this tax season, tax identity theft has become a big concern to most taxpayers and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Tax identity theft, which essentially involves using the victim’s Social Security Number to file a tax return and then steal his or her refund, is one of the easiest means of making money for cybercriminals during tax season.

5 Red Flags to Spot a Phishing E-mail

5 Red Flags to Spot a Phishing E-mail

Phishing is an attempt designed by Internet scammers to obtain sensitive information from individuals primarily through malicious e-mails.

Why is phishing so rampant these days? It's simple. There's lots of money to be made by criminals. Here's 3 staggering statistics about phishing:

76% of organizations reported being victim of a phishing attack in 2016.
95% of all attacks on enterprise networks are the result of successful spear phishing.

5 Benefits of Skype for Business

5 Benefits of Skype for Business

Office 365 is Microsoft’s cloud subscription-based version of its productivity software suite created for teams and organizations that want to get things done fast. With all the good benefits of Office 365 -- primarily the integration of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and One Drive into one package – many businesses have switched to Office 365 for Business.

Social Media: Securing Key Accounts and Devices

Social Media: Securing Key Accounts and Devices

Social media platforms have become an integral part of online lives. Social networks are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be wary about how much personal information you post.

Have your family, friends and community follow these tips to safely enjoy social media:

Privacy and security settings exist for a reason: Learn about and use the privacy and security settings on social networks.

[Infographic] Your Privacy in a Growing Internet of Me

[Infographic] Your Privacy in a Growing Internet of Me

Data about you can be used in a variety of ways, sometimes in ways you wouldn't expect or even approve. That’s why it’s important to understand the value of your personal information and how to manage it when possible.

Learn how to manage your privacy in a growing Internet of Me – and join the greater Data Privacy Day effort.

9 Hidden Windows 10 Tips and Tricks You Should Know

9 Hidden Windows 10 Tips and Tricks You Should Know

As many people upgrade to Windows 10, they need to know how the experience has changed. Whether you have a love-hate relationship with Windows 10, it still has a lot of useful features.

Here are several tips and tricks to help you get more out of Windows 10:
1. Action Center
Action Center is a very useful notification and quick settings sidebar.