Category Archives: Personal Insurance

Computer Security Flaws Discovered

Computer Security Flaws Discovered Critical Cyber Exploits Affect Nearly All Computers Cyber security researchers recently announced the discovery of two major security flaws that could allow hackers to bypass regular security measures and obtain normally inaccessible data. The flaws, referred to as Meltdown and Spectre, are both caused by design flaws found in nearly all…
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Winter Weather Safety Resources

Winter Weather Safety Resources Developed by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), these winter weather safety resources can prove to be invaluable when it comes to preventing significant property losses as a result of severe winter weather. We wanted to share them with you in an effort to avoid potential roof collapses,…
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How to Winterize Your Car

Baby it's cold outside! Is your car winterized? While the amount of danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live, are likely to face some type of severe winter weather at some point in their lives. Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few…
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How to Stay Safe While Clearing Snow

How to Stay Safe While Clearing Snow Using a snow blower or snow plow can be the perfect way to give your back a break from shoveling snow. However, it is important to take the proper safety precautions to avoid unnecessary injury while clearing snow this winter. There are some important precautions to take before…
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143 Million People Potentially Affected in Equifax Data Breach

143 Million People Potentially Affected in Equifax Data Breach Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the United States, was recently the victim of a massive cyber attack—an attack that may have compromised the personal information of 143 million people. The breach itself occurred between mid-May and July 2017 when cyber criminals gained…
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