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SCAM ALERT: American Express ‘Primary Cardmember Message’ Phishing

According to this email, which purports to be from credit card provider American Express, errors were encountered during a recent security analysis.   The email, which has the subject line, “A concern that requires your action”, and is addressed to the “Primary Cardmember” claims that you need to confirm your account information by opening an attached file. However, […]

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TIP: How to Handle a Product Recall

From contaminated vegetables to mislabeled medication, product recalls are all too common in today’s retail environment. But many people don’t know what to do if something they’ve purchased has been recalled. What is a recall? According to Investopedia, “A product recall is the process of retrieving defective and/or potentially unsafe goods from consumers while providing those consumers with […]

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