security

Microsoft No Longer Supporting Windows 7

If your computer runs on Windows 7, it's time to upgrade as Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, software updates or security fixes for the operating system. With a market share of more than 25%, Windows 7 is still the second most used operating system after Windows 10 which has 55%...
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How Much You Will Need To Save Before Retiring In Florida

There are so many reasons to retire. The freedom from a structured world run by the clock is tops on the list. But that freedom comes at the cost of a steady income, which is why you'll need about $843,510 in savings to retire comfortably in Florida (and that's not counting what you receive in...
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E-Skimming Is The Newest Online Scam

Last year we were dealing with a slew of credit card skimmers on gas pumps. Thieves would install a malicious plastic card reader that snaps over the tops of card readers on ATMs—and reads all your information. A new threat is a digital form of skimming called, appropriately, "e-skimming," and it's...
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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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