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How to Shop Securely on Your Smartphone

Have you ever used your smartphone to shop? Well, this activity has never been easier. No matter what items we want to purchase, be it grocery stock or jewellery, the smartphone technology has simplified everything. We can

Stop Fraud in its Tracks: 5 Important Things You Need to Know About Identity Verification Systems

Do you know how to stop fraud in real time? Before investing in an identity verification system there are a few things you need to know about fraudulent behavior and how utilizing this service will benefit you

Biometric Technology Offers An Advantage Over Passwords

Many tech companies are leaning towards using alternative ways to log into devices and accounts that will not require the use of passwords. While passwords have been around for many years as a way to secure an

Proper Ways to Dispose of An Old Computer

When the time comes to dispose of an old computer, you need to take the proper steps to ensure it is discarded properly. The two main concerns when getting rid of an old computer include the fact

10 Tips to Secure Your Mobile Devices

Most everyone who uses computers realizes that desktop PCs and laptops can become infected with viruses or be hacked, however, not as many realize that smartphones are prone to getting viruses too. The very features that make

Holiday Internet Safety Tips to Avoid Online Identity Theft

With the increasing popularity of doing holiday shopping online, many shoppers unknowingly set themselves up to become victims of identity theft. Given the popularity of Cyber Monday, the online shopping equivalent of Black Friday, online shoppers are

Why Erasing Your Hard Drive May Not Be Enough

In this day and age information can be extremely powerful if the wrong person gets their hands on it. The right information in the wrong hands can be detrimental to a company. This is why it is

4 Scary Ways Your Personal Information Is Being Used

Being proactive in protecting one’s personal information online is essential. Hackers have sophisticated methods of hacking into accounts and wiping your financial accounts clean. If you are not careful about the information that you reveal on the