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Carrie Kerskie Show
4 minutes | 15 days ago
"This Looks Like You" Facebook messenger scam
Don't let your curiosity get you hacked. Learn about the "this looks like you" Facebook scam. Show notes and step by step instruction available at https://carriekerskie.com/this-looks-like-you-facebook-scam
4 minutes | a month ago
Why I changed my mind about password managers
I wasn't a fan of password managers, until recently. Find out what changed my mind and why you should consider a password manager too. Show notes available at https://carriekerskie.com/changed-mind-about-password-managers
3 minutes | a month ago
Worst Passwords of 2020, did yours make the list?
Passwords were meant to protect your online accounts. If your passwords are on the naughty list, you are at risk. Get the show notes and resources at https://carriekerskie.com/worst-passwords-of-2020
6 minutes | a month ago
One question to ask BEFORE posting photos online
Are you a pic-poster? Do you share your photos online? If so, this episode is for you. Listen to this episode to learn about the risk and one simple question to ask yourself BEFORE posting photos online. Your friends, family, and your future self will thank you!!
11 minutes | 2 months ago
Robocalls are a pain in the arse. Hear what one phone carrier is doing to help stop scammers in their tracks. Guest: Steve Carlson of T-Mobile. To learn more visit TMobile.com
13 minutes | 2 months ago
10 Online Holiday Shopping Tips to Protect Your Identity
Holiday shopping season is upon us. Bad guys are ready and waiting. Listen to this episode to learn ten tips to protect your identity and your wallet while holiday shopping online. If you like what you hear, I would be grateful if you would leave me a review. Thanks.
10 minutes | 3 months ago
Do THIS to create strong Security Question Answers
Security questions were created to protect your online accounts from unauthorized access. But, how you answer them determines their effectiveness. Learn this one simple trick for creating STRONG security question answers to protect your accounts. Want more great tips? Visit CarrieKerskie.com to join my email list.
7 minutes | 3 months ago
Stolen identies used on PPP & EIDL applications
Did you receive a letter from the SBA regarding your PPP or EIDL loan? If could be a victim of identity fraud. In this episode: What is PPP & EIDL How bad guys exploited them Both personal and business victimized What to do if you are a victim
5 minutes | 3 months ago
Use PayPal? Watch out for this scam!
PayPal is a convenient way to send and receive money. It also helps you protect your financial information from sellers. But, if you are not careful, you could end up giving bad guys access to your account. Stay tuned to learn about a new PayPal phishing email scam. Show notes available at
5 minutes | 4 months ago
Use Amazon? Watch out for this phone scam!
The phone rings, it’s a representative from Amazon asking you to verify your purchase. Your callerID displays Amazon. You don’t remember recently making a purchase from Amazon. Could you be a victim of identity fraud or did someone hack your Amazon account? Tune in to this episode to find out.
12 minutes | 4 months ago
WFH cybersecurity tips from guest John Benkert
Many of us are now working remotely from home or our children are attending school online. Cyber criminals have ramped up their game to take advantage of the situation. My guest today, John Benkert of Cigent, offers tips to protect yourself from cyber threats. Resources: Cigent https://www.cigent.com/ CPR Tools https://www.cprtools.com/ Mention this podcast to save 15% of CPR Tool services
14 minutes | 4 months ago
Data destruction and recovery tips with John Benkert
We all have a box of old devices. We no longer need them, but we keep them because our information is on them. Or what do you do when you accidentally drop your phone in water or your harddrive unexpectedly crashes? How do you get your data off the device? Today’s episode is for you. My guest, John Benkert, the leading data destruction and recovery expert, will answer these and more. Episode key takeaways What Hollywood gets right and wrong about data destruction How to safely remove your data before discarding your old device How to recover your data if something should go wrong Steps to take to protect your data from the unexpected Resources http://www.cprtools.com/services/ Say you heard about it on the Carrie Kerskie Show to save 15%
8 minutes | 4 months ago
The #1 reason an account PIN won’t protect you from identity theft
Account PINs were created to protect your accounts from identity thieves. Then why have I worked with many victims that, despite having a PIN on their accounts, lost thousands of dollars? Don't let this happen to you! Learn the one simple mistake they made so you do not make the same mistake.
11 minutes | 5 months ago
Things to consider before hiring an identity theft attorney
When you become a victim of identity theft, you might think you need to hire an attorney. I have worked with many victims that hired me to clean up the damage done by their attorney. Before hiring an attorney, listen to this episode. Episode Takeaways Client 1: Bad advice Client 2: Lost opportunity equals lost money Client 3: Malpractice or misinformed Who to hire if you need help? 6 questions to before hiring an identity theft attorney 5 things to consider before hiring an identity theft attorney Are you a victim and need help? Contact Kerskie Group at 239-435-9111 to schedule a free 30-minute case review.
14 minutes | 5 months ago
Money Laundering Identity Theft
The Coronavirus has interrupted our lives, but it has also interrupted the lives of the bad guys. That means they are getting creative. There is a new type of identity theft that IS NOT detected by credit monitoring. What is it? Listen to find out. For additional information on this topic check out the full article on my blog at CarrieKerskie.com
5 minutes | 5 months ago
How to protect your credit for FREE!
New account fraud occurs when an identity thief gets a credit account using your identity. It can happen to anyone at anytime. Don't wait until you become the next victim. In this episode you will learn: How identity thieves can ruin your credit Why credit monitoring does not protect you A free option and how to get it There are more than three credit bureaus, what are the others Read the full article with links and instructions on my blog at https://carriekerskie.com/2020/08/19/protect_your_credit/
6 minutes | 5 months ago
Which is safer, credit card or debit card?
Credit cards and debit cards are similar, but do they both offer the same protection against fraudulent transactions? In this episode you will learn: The risks of using a credit or debit card Laws minimizing your financial liability One question to ask yourself Bonus one: tip for online shopping Bonus two: tip for using credit card for auto-draft payments Visit my website, CarrieKerskie.com, to read the full article. **If you like the content, kindly subscribe to this podcast, give me a "like" or leave me a review. Thank you!** Learn how we can work together: https:/carriekerskie.com Victim of identity theft? We can help https://kerskie.com/ Watch video? Subscribe to my YouTube channel Like to read? Check out my books on Amazon.com Your Public Identity: Because Nothing is Private Anymore Protect Your Identity, A step-by-step guide and workbook Let's connect Twitter @CarrieKerskie LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/carrie-kerskie-2503784 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CarrieAKerskie/
11 minutes | 5 months ago
Do you need to buy title lock or title fraud protection?
Bad guys can file a deed transfer or apply for a mortgage on your property. To protect you, a company is offering title lock or title fraud protection. But, do you really need it? Things you will learn in this episode: The difference between title insurance and title fraud protection What title fraud protection does How much it costs Could title fraud happen to you Are free alternatives available Resources mentioned: TransUnion 888-909-8872 Experian 888-397-3742 Equifax 800-349-9960 Should you save your money or make the investment? Listen to find out. If you like the content, kindly subscribe to this podcast give me a "like" or leave me a review. Thank you! Let's connect Learn how we can work together: https:/carriekerskie.com Victim of identity theft? We can help https://kerskie.com/ Watch video? Subscribe to my YouTube channel Like to read? Check out my books on Amazon.com Your Public Identity: Because Nothing is Private Anymore Protect Your Identity, A step-by-step guide and workbook Let's connect Twitter @CarrieKerskie LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/carrie-kerskie-2503784 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CarrieAKerskie/
8 minutes | 6 months ago
Free weekly credit reports
Reviewing your credit reports is crucial. Now you can get them for free EVERY WEEK! I will tell you how. Learn how to review your credit reports and what to do if you see a discrepancy. If you like saving money with free stuff, this episode is for you!
5 minutes | 6 months ago
No more bad advice
Bad advice is abundant online. Who can you trust for factual information on identity theft, fraud, and cyber threats? Carrie Kerskie, that's who. Who is Carrie Kerskie? What does she know about identity theft, fraud, and cyber threats? How can her podcast help you? Tune in to find out. If you like this episode, kindly subscribe and give me a thumbs up! Prefer video? Subscribe to my YouTube channel - CarrieKerskie Feedback + Promotion You can ask your questions or share what you learned via social media. Tag me and use the hashtag #CarrieKerskieShow
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