5 places where you’d never expect to get hacked

For every gleaming new IoT device that hits the market, a hacker somewhere is figuring out how to compromise it. Today, even routine activities can land you in the sights of a bad actor.

Imagine what a bad day could look like in this era of ubiquitous connectivity… it’d play like some dystopian grindhouse film.

What an appropriate way to head into Halloween and conclude Cybersecurity Awareness Month! If you’re ready for a good cyber-scare, let’s look at five real-life scenarios where you’d never expect to get hacked — but just might.

1. Waiting to check out

It’s a busy morning at the grocery store and six people are in line ahead of you. The person in front exclaims she’s lost her credit card, and then apologetically moves toward the back of the line. You find it strangely un-Covid as she brushes by you and other shoppers.

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This Kickstarter-Funded Coffee Table Book Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

Build stronger relationships with your loved ones with this gift.

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With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s hard to find time to sit down and really think about giving a meaningful gift this year. After all, you’re likely in the midst of your busiest quarter, trying to sell your products or services as gifts, as well. But, as they say, it’s the thought that counts, and there are few gifts more thoughtful than The Book of Epiq People.

This coffee table book is designed for relationship-driven adults. Successfully

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How to Create a Financial Plan in 11 Steps

Structure is the key to growth. Without a solid foundation — and a road map for the future — it’s easy to spin your wheels and float through life without making any headway. Good planning allows you to prioritize your time and measure the progress you’ve made.

That’s especially true for your finances. A financial plan is a document that helps you track your monetary goals to measure your progress towards financial literacy. A good plan allows you to grow and improve your standing to focus on achieving your goals. As long as your plan is solid, your money can do the work for you.

Thankfully, a sound financial plan doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to create a financial plan. 

What Is a Financial Plan?

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Singer Jody Watley Launches Signature Line of Home Fragrances and Candles

Singer and entrepreneur Jody Watley believes in the power of surrounding yourself with a relaxing scent and good music. The iconic superstar is expanding her signature brand line with the release of new home fragrances and candles.

What better way to get yourself in the spirit than with a delicious smelling candle and a home fragrance spray that smells like the tastiest of winter treats from the Jody Watley signature home line?

The Grammy winning and always fabulous trendsetter welcomes “Sanctuary” luxury soy candle and room fragrance spray with its comforting notes of green tea, lemon and vanilla limited-edition to her collection, now available exclusively at JodyWatleyShop.com.

Jody comments, “Candles have always been a mainstay for me – home, on tour in hotel rooms, dressing rooms, green rooms.. you name it. Creating peaceful spaces that also smell good – this is a natural new step for me to expand … Read the rest