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Alarm.com is a home and business security provider that specializes in user convenience and control. It is well known that users can arm and disarm their alarm from a computer. Alarm.com really stands out with their mobile app, which puts this convenience with you everywhere you go…
As methods of transportation have improved, traveling has become increasingly popular. Just because transportation methods have improved, does not mean that travelers should let down their guard. Whether traveling to a neighboring state or a foreign country, there are many tips to heed to ensure safe travels. Since traveling abroad is by far the most […]
Cell Phone or Internet Self-Monitoring implies that the homeowner is monitoring their alarm system by themselves without the use of a staffed Central Monitoring Station (live operator response). So, yes it is possible to monitor ones house alarm system without use of a central monitoring station but is not recommended.
Fraudulent Rejected Federal Tax Transaction emails are making the rounds once again (almost exactly one year since the last round). We recently had one come through our spam filters (which are very powerful), indicating to us that there are probably quite a few people that will have received this email. Please delete the email, don’t click on any links, and read on for details.
Home alarm monitoring is one of the most essential services of your home security setup. After all, even if you have the best home alarm system that catches every burglar, this won’t do you much good if no one responds in your time of need. This article discusses central monitoring stations, how they work, and things to ask your alarm provider before signing on the dotted line…
Last year, Facebook gradually rolled out an update enabling group members to view the names of other group members who have seen a post in the groupâs page. What does this mean for users now and what other privacy changes can we expect from Facebook in the future?
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?…
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