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Do You Know How You Can Minimize Your Risk Of Falling Victim to Identity Theft! Read My Guide On How To Protect Yourself From Getting Your Identity Stolen

POSTED: William PinilisDecember 5, 2017 at 3:37 PM / Consumer Protection

Many Companies Need To Focus On Cybersecurity

POSTED: William PinilisNovember 6, 2017 at 1:53 PM / Consumer Protection

Cybersecurity has been in the headlines lately especially with the Equifax breach that occurred earlier this year. Most people do not think that their personal data is at risk but this breach should be a reminder that the world depends on critical systems, networks and data repositories, which might not be...

Huge Lessons Companies Should Learn From Equifax's Data Breach

POSTED: William PinilisOctober 26, 2017 at 3:32 PM /

Equifax Inc. (EFX) had a massive security breach that compromised the personal information of 143 Americans. With corporate cyberattacks growing, how can a company protect themselves and their clients.

Consumers Paying More For Auto Insurance Because Of Distracted Driving

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 28, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Consumer News

According to federal statistics, about 8 Americans are killed and another 1,161 are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver each day. Distracted driving is an epidemic that has affected thousands of people so far and it is poised to affect many millions more.

Video: Safeguard Your Personal Data While On Public WiFi

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 27, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Identity theft, Cybercrime, Privacy

In this increasingly connected world, cafes, airports, hotels and even subway lines offer readily available public internet. While public WiFi is incredibly convenient, it isn't exactly safe when it comes to protecting your privacy and personal data

SodaStream Recalls 51K Bottles For Possible Explosion Hazard

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 24, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Recalls, Product Recalls

SodaStream is recalling thousands of carbonating bottles for a possible injury hazard.

FCA Recalls 69K Vehicles

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 23, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Auto Recalls

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 69,000 vehicles for a defect that could cause a loss of power while being driven.

Sargento Expands Cheese Recall And Cuts Ties With Supplier

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 22, 2017 at 11:35 AM / Recalls, Food Recalls

Sargento is expanding its recall of prepackaged cheese products over listeria contamination concerns.

Class Action Suit Over Odwalla's Sugar Labeling Moves Forward

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 21, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Class Action

A proposed class action lawsuit against Odwalla and The Coca-Cola Company has been given the go-ahead from a California federal judge. The suit alleges that the company misled consumers by claiming that Odwalla products do not contain sugar.

676K Strollers Recalled After 26 Children Injured

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 17, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Recalls

Stroller manufacturer Britax has issued a voluntary recall of 676,000 strollers in the United States. Federal safety officials say the car seat on B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers have broken receiver mounts that can cause the car seats to disengage and fall unexpectedly.

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