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How To Recognize, Remove, and Avoid Malware

Malware is one of the biggest threats to the security of your computer, tablet, phone, and other devices. Malware includes viruses, spyware, ransomware, and other unwanted software that gets secretly
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Using a Shopping App

Millions of people have downloaded shopping apps to their smartphones. Apps can save you time in checking out, earn rewards, and find coupons and deals. But before you download one, think about the
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Online Shopping

People used to have to go to stores to comparison shop, and clip paper coupons to get good deals. Technology means we can shop from home, but we still need to comparison shop, read reviews, and check
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No money, honey.

Lisa Lake
It’s never too late to find love, and lots of dating sites and apps are there to help. But scammers are out to steal your heart, too…and then steal your money. This Older Americans Month, let’s talk
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Not love, actually

Jim Kreidler
Valentine’s Day is this weekend, so over the next three days, we’re talking about romance scams. Lots of people have profiles on dating apps to meet someone — maybe even more so in these virtual times
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Social media is no place for COVID-19 vaccination cards

Seena Gressin
Some of you are celebrating your second COVID-19 vaccination with the giddy enthusiasm that’s usually reserved for weddings, new babies, and other life events. You’re posting a photo of your
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It’s National Data Privacy Day

Rosario Méndez
Today is National Data Privacy Day, when many organizations and government agencies, including the FTC, join together to raise awareness about privacy issues and to offer tips and information. As more
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What to do when you (and your kids) are online at home

Jennifer Leach
If you have kids in school, there’s a good chance they’re kicking off their school year…in your living room. All the while, you might be working away, yourself, in some carved out corner at home. The