Poised to Tie the Knot? Be Sure to Talk Money First!

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We’ve reached the third installment of, “Outwitting Identity Thieves from the Start,” our new blog series outlining the effects of identity crimes (and other financial threats) on those just starting out. We’ve previously covered Identity Theft in College and Scams Targeting Job Seekers but now we move to one of the most celebrated (and financially trying) moments in life — marriage. Continue reading

Phishing for Finances

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With so many threats and distractions in the media, let’s not lose sight of phishing. It’s obvious the bad guys haven’t. And why should they? Phishing remains a very effective attack strategy for which there are few defenses. For example, many Target customers couldn’t tell the difference between legitimate and fraudulent emails offering free credit monitoring. In reality, these were phishing emails that followed the company’s recent security breach. Continue reading