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Protect your Facebook in 5 Easy Steps

How to Change Facebook Security Settings

 

Recently I have been thinking quite a bit about the information that I share with others on Facebook.

If you are like me there are photo’s of your children, grandchildren and other members of your immediate and extended family. Mrs. Cobos like most of the women I know shares her maiden name so that her old school chums can find her.

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Morgan Stanley loses disks containing customers’ personal information

Morgan Stanley loses disks containing customers’ personal information

Another example of how there is no way to really keep  personal identification information safe! Continue reading Morgan Stanley loses disks containing customers’ personal information

How can you protect yourself from identity theft?

According to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Justice, about 1.6 million households experience theft of existing accounts other than a credit card (such as a banking account), and 1.1 million households discover misuse of personal information (such as their social security number) annually. Here are some important tips for keeping your information safe and sound: