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Keeping your data safe should be a top priority!

On October 10, 2020, Barnes & Noble was the victim of a cybersecurity data breach, which resulted in criminals gaining access to customer email addresses’, billing and shipping address, telephone numbers, and transaction histories. Although not worth much to hackers … Continue reading

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2020 Voting – How to keep your online information safe

Election security has become a hot topic recently. And with election day less than five months away, the COVID-19 pandemic has made the task of protecting the election from cyber-attacks even more challenging. Increasing the risk of a potential technical … Continue reading

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Violence Against Police Growing

It’s an extremely difficult time for police officers. Violence against them seems to be escalating and is raising fears among civilians. It’s escalating to the point where we have anti-police state politicians promoting messages of hate, standing on lawns, threatening … Continue reading

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Latest Twist on SSN Scams

In the latest twist on a scam related to social security numbers, scammers pretend to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and try to get your social security number. The scammers claim that your SSN has been suspended due … Continue reading

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Protests and Officer Safety

After a recent shooting in Covina, California (Los Angeles County), protesters showed up at the residence of the police officer involved, demanding that he be charged for the fatal shooting of Andrew Guardado. The incident is an unfortunate loss of … Continue reading

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Common Tax Scam Warnings

It’s tax season! And this year, just like every year, criminals are out there online looking for ways to trick you and take your money. They can spoof caller ID numbers that appear to be anywhere in the country. They … Continue reading

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Contact Tracing Scam

With COVID cases spiking, contact tracers may be more important than ever – and the scammers know it! The Federal Trade Commission put out an official warning to beware of fake tracers who are posing as government employees. These scammers … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday America!

While many traditional gathering, fireworks, picnics, and parades have been canceled, today we celebrate our freedom. In observance of the 4th of July holiday, we will be closed so that our staff can spend time with their families. We wish … Continue reading

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Facial Recognition Software

For years, activists have been worried that facial recognition software could end up putting the wrong people in jail. In October 2018, someone stole nearly $4,000 in watches from a Detroit jewelry store. A Detroit man (who had no criminal … Continue reading

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Law Enforcement Continuing to Respond During the Pandemic

The world is facing the toughest battle many of us have ever seen in our lifetime. And even during the unfortunate situation of encountering a COVID-19 related death, Police and Law Enforcement Officers are continuing to respond and serve their … Continue reading

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