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How to Avoid Tax Scams

Tax filing time is rapidly approaching here in the USA – which means tax scams are coming, too. And with tools like ChatGPT, scammers are going to be able to create some convincing phishing emails and text messages. Let’s review some top tips for avoiding these scams. (While much of this article is focused on […]

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How to Avoid Holiday Scams

In my last article, I shared my list of the Best & Worst Gifts for 2022. I even included some helpful coupons you can download to give the gift of security and privacy. (I’ll be adding more coupons soon, by the way – keep an eye on this article for updates.) Sadly, this time of

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Beware QR Code… Articles

[Updated Oct 22, 2022. There are some new dangers since I wrote this article. See below] As of 9am this morning, I’ve seen one too many hair-on-fire “beware QR code” articles. I’m getting really tired of reading breathless, click-bait headlines extolling the dangers of these glorified bar codes. I need to set the record straight.

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It’s Tax (Scam) Time Again

If you live in the US, you should be receiving all your 2020 tax statements. That means that it’s that time of year again: tax time. Sure, they’re not technically due for another couple months, but now is the time to be proactive if you want to avoid being the victim of a tax scam.

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