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Everyone loves a gift card for their favorite retailer or restaurant. It’s like getting money to spend in any way you please! Unfortunately, scammers also love gift cards and for all the wrong reasons: They often use gift cards to pull off scams.
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You spend a lot of time planning and browsing for holiday gifts. As retailers prepare to roll out their deals for the upcoming shopping season, people are buying gifts online more than ever. Here are some things to consider to make your holiday shopping more secure.
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Data breaches show up in the news on a regular basis. According to Risk Based Security’s Mid-Year Data Breach Report, there were 1,767 publicly reported breaches in the first half of 2021, exposing 18.8 billion records.
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Cybercrimes are increasing every year. Unfortunately, developments like the pandemic, the growth of cryptocurrency, and online working and shopping have created a target-rich environment for criminals.
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Scammers are very active during weekends and long holidays, taking advantage of credit union closures and travelers. Unfortunately, they are often successful.