How to Destroy a Hard Drive from a Desktop Computer

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Here at American Document Destruction, we understand the importance of security. Your home desktop computer can contain almost your whole life on it and can put you at risk of identity theft. If it were to fall into the wrong hands, they could access personal information like social security numbers, credit cards, bank accounts, logins,…

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Were You Hacked?

by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Marriott International says that a breach of its Starwood guest reservation database exposed the personal information of up to 500 million people. If your information was exposed, there are steps you can take to help guard against its misuse. According to Marriott, the hackers accessed…

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What to Do After a Data Breach?

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After the recent data breaches in the news from Saks 5th Avenue/Lord & Taylor and from Orbitz/Expedia, it is important to take some steps to protect yourself from credit fraud with data breach security solutions. Don’t ignore the possibility that a data breach can happen to you. It is important for your private information and…

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Equifax Breach Brings Up Questions

Disclaimer: A majority of the content in this document has been curated by a representative of Tahlequah Daily Press and was written by Grant D. Crawford. For access to the original content, click the link here.    When browsing the internet, we should all be careful about which sites we enter personal information into in…

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10 Ways To Secure Your Personal Data

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Disclaimer: The following story was curated by R.L. Adams, a former author for Forbes. All events depicted in this anecdote are taken directly from his experiences.  “I was recently the victim of a hack. My identity was impersonated and the information was used to steal my personal data from GoDaddy. How could this happen I…

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