Cyber Crime Can Happen To Anyone – make sure you are protected!

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We recently read a local news story about a woman who lives in Scarsdale who had fallen victim to a cyber-security scam. The woman was led to believe that someone had purchased a computer using her Amazon account. She called the phone number provided in an email and when speaking with the scammer who was posing as an Amazon rep,...

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2021-03-31
By: MVAadmin

Buyer Beware – The Cybersecurity Flaw in the Instant Online Insurance Quote World

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  The effects of the pandemic have been innumerable. One of the things we have seen across the United States is in the efforts of cybercriminals to steal nonpublic information such as bank account, social security, and driver’s license numbers. Recently, the Department of Financial Services released an alert to all executives across the insurance industry regarding cyber fraud in...

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2021-02-26
By: Advocate Brokerage

Common Cyber Vulnerabilities And How To Protect Yourself!

Right now, the vast majority of us are working from home.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have asked their employees to continue to work but to do so from the safety of their own homes.  If this is true for you, you are likely spending most of your time in front of your computer and online. Whether your...

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2020-04-29
By: Advocate Brokerage

Don’t Let Cyber Criminals Steal Your Holiday Spirit

The biggest shopping day of the year is coming.  Experts are projecting sales of more than $7.5 billion on Black Friday.  Criminals are likely to follow the money and take advantage of unsuspecting shoppers.  With the number of people turning to online shopping increasing each year, the biggest place thieves will be lurking is your inbox. Cyber criminals often play...

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2019-11-18
By: Advocate Brokerage

Creating A Smarter Home: Today’s technology just may be your new best friend

Creating a smarter home means creating a safer home; Educating each client we serve means sharing information about the technology available to help limit the risks of damage to your home. We hope you find some of the information shared below valuable. Central Station Fire & Burglar Alarms When we discuss fire prevention, the single most important piece of advice...

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2019-04-29
By: Advocate Brokerage

CYBERSCOUT – Tips to Help You Deal with the Equifax Data Breach

2017-09-21
By: Advocate Brokerage

Making Cyber Security a Priority

This week over 143 million people were affected by a data breach at Equifax.  If you have not already, it is important to find out if you have been affected.  How? Head to the Equifax Trusted ID Website and find out.  Here is the link: https://trustedidpremier.com/eligibility/eligibility.html What to do if you’ve been affected So you went to the Equifax Trusted...

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2017-09-15
By: Advocate Brokerage

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