After you have packed your bags and planned your itinerary, you still need to consider how to best protect your home while on vacation. Of course you never leave expecting that something bad will happen, but it is certainly always best to be prepared, just in case. The basic idea or theme, no matter what tips or advice you take on how to best protect your home while it is unattended, is that you should do everything you can in order to make it look like there are still people and signs of activity in the home.
Global Payments Inc. discovered a data breach in early March of 2012, after the news about the breach in Visa and MasterCard had been announced and presumably, contained. However, Global Payments Inc. seeks to correlate the two events so that they seem to be one. The numbers just don’t match up for the event to be one solitary incident.
You would be amazed at the number of criminals who enter a home right through the front or back door (and often it has been left unlocked!), without a significant struggle and without spending much time. Review this home safety checklist to make sure you pay attention to how you can better protect your home everyday.
Perhaps your computer has had a virus before – whose hasn’t? A computer virus can come in many different guises – an attachment on an email from a friend, a downloaded manual from your TV manufacturer’s website and even a link you click on from an e-newsletter. And, a computer virus will wreak havoc on your world by deleting files, photos and often destroying your expensive computer along with all those important documents and memories. Since you never know where you might be attacked, anti-virus software is an essential part of your computer system that should not and really cannot be ignored. But with so many antivirus packages on the market, how do you decide which one is right for you?…
Have you ever gotten a text message that is obvious spam, and it’s asking you to reply STOP to cancel, but you’re hesitant to do so knowing that you may confirm your identity to the spammer? We’ll show you how not only to stop text message scam from coming through, but how to prevent your wireless account from being charged a monthly fee, how to report these numbers to your phone provider, and how to be reimbursed for the text message scam charges themselves…
Starting February 13, 2017, Vivint is rolling out a changed business model for new customers, releasing all new plans, pricing, and contracts. These changes are in response to feedback from both customers and the home security industry about the high price of the company’s service plans, and in theory this re-structuring makes Vivint’s services financially accessible to a wider array of consumers…
Installing a home security system can be costly, but not installing one could cost you even more. Below we will take a look at the top ten reasons to install a home security system or upgrading your existing home alarm system.
According to the security infographic, in 2010, every 15 seconds a home was hit by burglary. Fortunately for homeowners there is enough research out there to help you avoid becoming the next victim. Below we will take a look at some of the most recent statistics on home burglary including: how robbers prefer to enter homes, what they prefer to steal and when they are most likely to strike. We will also offer the top five ways to deter burglars.
Protect America certainly measures up to many of the other “big name” home security services and offers top of the line equipment, but the final decision on who protects your home and your family is one that only you can make. Ultimately, the home security provider that you select to protect your home depends upon the company you feel most comfortable with both personally and financially. One of the greatest things about the numerous protection packages offered by Protect America is that there are numerous price points to help you meet your security needs on any budget, assuming the entry points to your home are not in excess of the number of sensors offered with the package selected. This is one of the many factors that led to Protect America receiving ASecureLife.com’s #2 position in our home security reviews showdown. Regardless of what type of budget you are working with, this home security system company will always ensure that you receive the same top of the line security system base and caliber of monitoring…
Concerns have arisen recently about the security and privacy of smart phone users who download apps. This concern, spurred for the most part by apps accessing address books and contact lists, has prompted the GSMA to publish new privacy guidelines for app publishers…
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