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How to: Create a Virtual Credit Card (Blur Masked Card) [Part 1]

In today’s video tutorial, you’re going to learn how to create a virtual credit card on your computer for online purchases using Blur by Abine. There’s actually a few different ways to create a Masked Card (or virtual card) using Blur by Abine, but in this tutorial, we’ll cover how to create a Blur Masked […]

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Why Chrome’s adBlocker doesn’t go far enough: A wolf in sheep’s clothing

Google has released its new Chrome ad blocker. Yes, that’s correct. Google has announced that beginning February 15th 2018, the Google Chrome browser will begin blocking some types of ads by default on some websites. While on the surface this sounds like Google is taking a stand for the consumer, trying to make the internet […]

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Why do I need to renew DeleteMe?

Your information is always re-populating and reappearing on Spokeo, White Pages, Been Verified, Intelius. Renew DeleteMe.   Back in 2012, we published an article about why our DeleteMe service is a recurring subscription, why it’s recommended that you always renew DeleteMe, and it’s not simply a 1-time thing. Now it’s 2018, there’s more data brokers and people […]

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What are data brokers? Spokeo, White Pages, Intelius, Been Verified, People Finders

Who are these Data Brokers? Spokeo, White Pages, Been Verified, People Finder Data Brokers: corporations that collect large swaths of personally identifiable information (PII) and package it all together to create “profiles” with identifying tags. These tags include everything from Social Security Numbers and birthdays, to the Type of Roof on your house and “motorcycle […]

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Charities asking for your credit card? Use a Masked Card instead.

It’s that time of year again; Americans are loosening their belts after overeating during Thanksgiving, and opening their wallets to begin spending for the holidays. Not only are consumers spending on gifts for loved ones, but they’re also focused on charitable giving. As payments have moved to electronic platforms, organizations have to adapt to be […]

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