Tag Archive: information

Jun 05 2014

Medical Id Theft

By now, most people know about the perils of identity theft, where someone steals your personal or financial account information and makes fraudulent charges or opens bogus accounts in your name. Lately, a not-so-new twist has been getting a lot of attention – medical identity theft. That’s where someone gains access to your health insurance …

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Dec 28 2013

Every Step You Take

Our emails are being tapped, our phone messages tracked, our cell phone locations mapped, and our license plates photographed. You may have noticed that a number of countries are angry at the United States. It’s that Edward Snowden thing. Spying has suddenly provided a convenient horse for foreign leaders to ride in venting their simmering …

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Sep 26 2013

‘A’ is for app: Longview ISD unveils apps

Longview ISD… There’s an app for that! Longview ISD stakeholders now have a more mobile means of keeping up with school happenings. The district’s community relations department and Reliance Communications this week unveiled applications for the iPhone and Android platforms. The apps, as they’re commonly known, provide a mobile phone portal to district news and …

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Sep 21 2013

Grandparent scam steals from senior Texans

Many scams are designed to prey on the elderly, one of which is the family emergency scam – often known as the grandparent scam. Although variations of this scam have been around for a long time, it has become more sophisticated with the proliferation of information online. To add credibility to their calls and emails, …

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Aug 07 2013

When personalized becomes predatory: Advertisers set their strategies according to damaging stereotypes.

What do you think of when you hear the words “internet surveillance”? If you’ve been following the news, you might be thinking about the National Security Agency’s PRISM spying program. Or maybe you’re recalling debates about the age-old battle between security and liberty and deciding where to draw the line. That’s not the whole story, …

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