security

Social Security Interactive Websites Displays The Most Popular Names

Baby names can be just as in vogue, as unpopular, and occasionally as controversial as any fashion trend. If you were ever curious to see which names were the most popular in your home state, now you can. The Social Security Administration has an interactive tool on its website that allows users to...
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Visas Will Soon Be Required For Americans To Travel To Many European Countries

Travelers with American passports can visit nearly anywhere in Europe for a period of up to 90 days without the hassle or costs of getting a visa. But that's all about to change. In two years, Americans will need to apply for something called ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization...
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Simple Ways To Protect Your Online Privacy

Just last year, millions of people have been affected by data breaches and security flaws that exposed your personal data to criminals. But it is nearly impossible to do business and carry on with life without using the Internet. So be smart in 2019 and start to incorporate these safety measures...
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Your Social Security Card Is Still Printed On Paper For A Very Good Reason

It is interesting that your entire identity revolves around your social security number. A nine digit number, unique to you, and required for so many things in the United States like a driver's license, obtaining a mortgage, getting a job, enrolling in school and even filing your taxes! But unlike...
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How To Get Your Bottle Of Water Through Airport Security

Traveling by air has its benefits, once you finally get to the airport, check in your bag, print a boarding pass and go stand in the seemingly motionless TSA screening line. For many it means that you must say goodbye to you bottle of water. However there is a loophole in the TSA's 3-1-1 rule about...
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You Should Freeze Your Child's Credit Report Now

The world is a scary place and as parents, we tirelessly work to keep our children safe. But there's a good chance your child's credit is vulnerable. As odd as it sounds you should freeze your child's credit even though they are not old enough to obtain a credit card! More than 1 million children...
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A Warning About Using Wi-Fi At An Airport

Air travel delays are never pleasant and an extended layover means hours of waiting and boredom. Unfortunately for those with a limited data plan on their electronic devices, it usually means you are desperately seeking out a free Wi-Fi signal. While airports offer free Wi-Fi, a cyber security firm...
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Airports Are Scrutinizing Your Snacks

Yet another reason you may want to show up early at the airport. Besides removing your shoes and placing all your liquids in a clear, plastic baggie, now many airports are requesting you to take out your snacks from your bag and place them in a separate bin for extra scrutiny. TSA isn't judging you...
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Big Wi-Fi Security Flaw Discovered

Quite possibly the world’s largest security flaw have been discovered and it affects every single device that uses a Wi-Fi connection. The so-called "Krack Attack" involves those encrypted messages that devices send each other to authenticate when they connect to Wi-Fi. In short, researchers at the...
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A Drone-Based Home Security System

There is no doubt that over the next decade, drones will be doing everyday tasks like delivering packages, pizzas and protecting your home. Aevena Robotics is developing a drone home security system called Aire, which can fly through the air and allow users to view any room at any time. Aire uses...
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