Day: November 26, 2021

How to protect your identity, wallet on Cyber Monday

With online shopping trumping in-store retail this holiday season, cybercriminals will have no shortage of potential victims to target. And they’ve only gotten smarter and more nefarious over the past year.

“Online purchasing scams were the number one scam reported in 2020, and unfortunately, these scams are becoming more frequent each year,” said Hari Ravichandran, founder and CEO, Aura, a provider of digital security. “The total number of reported scams, including online purchasing scams, rose by 24.9% between 2019-2020 according to the Better Business Bureau to 46,575.”

The 2021 holiday season is expected to be rife with even more bad actors than in the past.

“We will see an all-time high in cyber crimes this year,” said Chad Cragle, director of security and compliance at FormAssembly. “Every year the percentage increases because the attacks are becoming more sophisticated and the tools these threat actors are using are becoming more popular

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Week 12 NFL picks, odds, 2021 best bets from proven model: This five-way football parlay pays 25-1

A game-and-a-half is all that separates the top team from the bottom in the AFC North standings, and all four teams will be in action during the Week 12 NFL schedule. The Baltimore Ravens (7-3) squeaked out a win last week without starting quarterback Lamar Jackson (illness) and will face a Cleveland Browns (6-5) team that won in similar fashion against the winless Lions. Baltimore is a four-point favorite in the latest Week 12 NFL odds at Caesars Sportsbook, but which side should you back with your Week 12 NFL bets and NFL parlays?

Pittsburgh (5-4-1) was upended last weekend by the Los Angeles Chargers, 41-37, but could make up ground with a win against Cincinnati (6-4) on Sunday. After losing two in a row ahead of their bye, the Bengals got back on track last weekend with a 32-13 win over Las Vegas. Before making any Week

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