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Expert Guide To Home Security Systems, Cameras, Smart Home Integration, And More

Cartoon of a burglar about to break into a home (caption: Home Security 101: Getting Started)

There are many other elements to home security that you should consider besides installing a security system. Have you considered how to protect your family from items like carbon monoxide and fires? What about securing your home when you leave for vacation? Or how about how you can deter a burglar from targeting your home? These (and more) are all important aspects of securing your home that we can help you with. Our home security experts have spent countless hours researching, calling companies, and personally testing gear to bring you the latest accurate information and data on home security products and services.

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Text Message Scams From AT&T, BOA, USPS, DMV, Amazon, Etc: How To Report & Stop Them

We’ve been receiving reports of a mass proliferation of group scam text messages that look like the following. Needless to say, do not click on the link. This looks to be a phishing type scam, the goal of which is ultimately to try and obtain sensitive information from you. The destination site may also contain malware, which tries to implant malicious software (think virus) on your phone or computer.

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6 Tips For Securing Your Shed

Shed in backyard (caption: Tips For Securing Your Shed)

Sheds are an excellent place for storage, but they’re also an easy target for burglars. People tend to store expensive lawn tools and equipment as well as large toys like bikes and motorized vehicles in a shed without securing it. Easy access to an unsecured shed is what makes them very tempting to an intruder. The unique configuration of your shed will help you decide what you need to secure it. Here are 6 tips to help you evaluate your shed security.

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