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4 Facebook scams to avoid

Do you know a Facebook scam when you see one? We've got four scams you should keep an eye out for so you can stay connected to your friends...not scam artists.
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Data Privacy Day: safeguard your personal information and digital footprint

Today is International Data Privacy Day. While this might not be a holiday you’ll celebrate “Pinterest style” with a color-coordinated candy buffet or handmade cut-out cookies, it doesn’t mean it’s not important. In fact, it could be one of the most important holidays of the year.
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Consumer alert: Phishing emails

Customers are receiving emails which appear to be from TDS asking for account information. These emails are NOT from TDS and are a phishing attempt.
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Consumer Alert: new phishing scam uses fake virus warnings

Our Remote PC Support team is getting reports of a new kind of malware making the rounds on the Internet you need to know about. Find out what the scam looks like, what victims are being told, and how to fix it.
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Russian crime syndicate hacks one billion user credentials

In the past 24 hours many media outlets have reported on how a Russian organized crime syndicate has accumulated over one billion user credentials (usernames, emails, passwords). While this news is still developing, it is not a reason to panic, but it is a great reason to revisit secure computing practices. We've got six tips for you.
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TDS customers targeted by phishing scam

Have you seen it? The email that TDS is expanding your email quota? DELETE it! It’s a scam.
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What you need to know about Chrome 25

If you use Google Chrome, you should know about the important new security updates and controls included in the newest… more...
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Why you need Internet security powered by award-winning F-Secure

If you don’t subscribe to TDS Internet Security or have Internet security software on your pc, you should really give it some thought—and not just because we sell it. Here’s why: The SANS Institute estimates that a new, unprotected computer connected to the Internet will be compromised in less than 3 days.
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Don’t get hooked by a phishing scam

We’re hearing that a few of our customers have received phishing phone calls (otherwise known as voice phishing or “vishing”). Most people know about phishing over email or pop-up message, but not everyone knows about vishing.
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Twitter hacked. Update your passwords.

At the end of last week Twitter announced it had been attacked by hackers and that up to 250,000 accounts… more...
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