WiFi hacker using laptop
Any time you use a public Wi-Fi hot spot, you risk having your internet communications intercepted by a hacker. When you're traveling and your brain is focused on R&R or business meetings, that vulnerability can increase, especially in unfamiliar locales.
criminal stealing from the airport terminal to a wandering traveler
This spring break will set a record for air travel during March and April, industry experts say. On the ground, expect the same old scams.
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About half of Americans now use computers or smartphones as their primary banking method. Online banking with PCs or Macs still reigns supreme as “most preferred” by one-third of customers, but mobile banking has increased fourfold since 2010.
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En español | When you access the Internet at any of the world’s 6 million public Wi-Fi hot spots — at airports, parks, businesses, hotels, wherever — assume that anything you are sending or receiving is up for grabs: your emails, photos, files, passwords, credit card numbers.
Summer Glasses on wood with towel and slippers
Planning summer vacation has its headaches. But enjoying it can cause the migraine of identity theft. Being from out of town means being out of your element – and makes you more vulnerable to scams. Here’s how to protect yourself.
Woman on her smartphone
For someone with moderate to severe hearing loss, the smartphone is both savior and nemesis. I can’t imagine life without a smartphone, but I can imagine many ways that it could be better.
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In the past 12 months your personal information has likely been stolen, leaving you vulnerable to identity theft.
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