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WhatsApp Security Breach: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

WhatsApp Security Breach: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

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If you’re among the many people who delay updating the apps on your smartphone, ignoring the latest one from the free messaging service app WhatsApp may expose your phone and your personal information to hackers.

Do You Know These Popular Apps Your Teen May Be Using?

Do You Know These Popular Apps Your Teen May Be Using?

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There are a lot of popular smartphone apps that allow users to livestream to strangers or communicate anonymously. Is your teen using one of them?

How to Spot a Con Artist

How to Spot a Con Artist

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It's important to know how to spot a con artist and understand how they might pick a target. Consider these five common traits of fraudsters.

Avoid Facebook Friend Request Scams

Avoid Facebook Friend Request Scams

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Facebook friend request scams and viral hoax messages are rampant. Here's what you need to know about spotting and avoiding them.

5 Reasons to Use BeenVerified

5 Reasons to Use BeenVerified

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If you're looking for a great people search tool, look no further than BeenVerified. Here are five good reasons to use our platform.

How DNA Testing Companies Are Helping Solve Crimes

How DNA Testing Companies Are Helping Solve Crimes

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Some DNA testing companies cooperate with the FBI in genetic testing on crime scene evidence samples. Here's what this might mean for legal investigations.

Steps to Take If You Suspect You're a Victim of Identity Theft

Steps to Take If You Suspect You're a Victim of Identity Theft

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Think you might be the victim of identity theft? Here are some steps you can take to report fraudulent activity and begin recovering.

Cybersecurity 101: Steps You Can Take To Better Protect Your Data

Cybersecurity 101: Steps You Can Take To Better Protect Your Data

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As data breaches become more common, it's important to know how to better protect your personal data from hackers. Here are some basic cybersecurity steps you can take.

Watch Out for March Madness Ticket Scams

Watch Out for March Madness Ticket Scams

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Ticket scams are rampant on sites like Craigslist, especially when a major sporting event like March Madness is coming up. Here's how to spot a fraud.

Online Dating Scams: Tips to Follow on Dating Sites

Online Dating Scams: Tips to Follow on Dating Sites

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Romance scams are the most costly form of online fraud. You can reduce your risk of becoming a victim of online dating scams by following a few principles.

Jail vs. Prison: What's the Difference?

Jail vs. Prison: What's the Difference?

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"Jail" and "prison" are often used interchangeably, but there is a difference between these two terms. Learn what it means if someone has been in jail versus in prison.

So, Your Girlfriend Is Still On A Dating Site...

So, Your Girlfriend Is Still On A Dating Site...

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So you've just discovered that your girlfriend is still on a dating site. Here are a few tips to help you start an honest conversation with her about it.

Would You Share Your Smartphone Usage Data for $20?

Would You Share Your Smartphone Usage Data for $20?

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The Facebook Research App, recently banned from iOS, gave participants $20 a month in exchange for root access to their smartphone and its usage data.