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May 20, 2013

Scam Alert: Fake Emails from “Social Security Administration”

…Open a Social Security Administration Account To open a personal accounts on my Social Security, you should go directly to the my Social Security page. You can access that page…

May 19, 2014

Cyber-Seniors: Crossing the Digital Divide With Teachers Who Roll Their Eyes

…organizations seeking to start similar programs. Click here to visit the Cyber-Seniors Documentary website and here to see more videos from the filming. Cyber Seniors premiered in New York City…

February 4, 2019

How secure are your mobile devices?

…writer based on Central PA. She’s covered cybersecurity and identity theft issues since 2008; in 2017, she was named a Top 25 Influencer in Cybersecurity among Women in Tech by…

June 1, 2015

The IRS Hack: Are You Affected?

…of birth, street address, Social Security number and answers to several security questions like mother’s maiden name and place of birth – all of which is available from online sources…

March 5, 2018

Quick online safety tune-up

…of the Commission on Cyber Security for President Obama, the security advisor for Bill Gates and his family, and author of a new book, Online Danger: How to Protect Yourself…

June 8, 2018

New Scams on the horizon

…Avast, a multi-national cybersecurity firm, found that one in three worldwide users mistakenly believed that a fake mobile banking app was the real thing, putting their financial data at risk….

January 30, 2019

New horizons in data breaches?

Experian released its sixth annual Data Breach Industry Forecast, which includes its top five data breach predictions for 2019. The report addresses new cyber threats to biometrics and gaming, along…

November 21, 2012

How to Protect Your Personal Info From Cybercrooks

…makes your computer security software detects a new threat, cyberscammers are figuring out how to make a new nasty. By installing critical updates to your antivirus software whenever you see…

April 13, 2014

A major security alert – and more from the week online

From news you can use to finds you might love, click through our picks from the week online. It’s a video-heavy week – but first the serious stuff…   Security

June 14, 2015

Online fitness for heart health, a “dementia farm” – and more from the week online

…senior financial security. In conference terms, that means Social Security, savings and investments, and pensions – in other words, retirement financial security. What about work? That’s the question Encore.org’s Betsy…

December 6, 2019

Top Phone Scams of 2019

…Social Security Administration does not “suspend” your social security number for any reason. Any type of call or voicemail you receive with language to this effect is a scam. Be…

July 6, 2018

How safe is your router?

…and author of the Scamicide.com blog, which tracks cybersecurity developments. “If your router is compromised, the security of all of your devices that use the router is in jeopardy.” (See…

December 21, 2012

The Fiscal Cliff: Why Seniors Are Rejecting the “Chained CPI”

…What Is the Chained CPI? The chained CPI proposal “tweaks” Social Security expenditures by changing the formula by which the entitlement’s annual cost of living increase, or COLA, is calculated….

April 3, 2016

New housing solution unites youth & seniors + more from the week online

…the Social Security Administration site, and read a detailed explanation, along with advice on how best to implement the strategies and what to do if a Social Security representative tells…

April 9, 2013

Seniors Come Out in Strength Against the Chained CPI

…supporters of several organizations – among them Social Security Works, Democracy for America, National Organization For Women and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare – will be…