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Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Review Island Hotels - Where to Stay

May 12, 2017

People flock to Galveston year-round for lots of reasons. They enjoy the beaches, attractions and wildlife for weeks at a time, or for just a night or two before setting off to cruise the Caribbean. Fortunately, the island offers a wide variety of accommodations, from swanky resorts and beach houses to budget-conscious lodging and cozy bed-and-breakfasts. Choosing the place that’s right for you may seem like an overwhelming task, but the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau is happy to help! Call their toll-free visitor line (888-GAL-ISLE) for suggestions.

Hotels for Every Need

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Tips on Jakarta Warnings or Dangers – Stay Safe!

April 19, 2017

Jakarta Warnings and Dangers

As one of the largest cities in the world, Jakarta has its own series of potential dangers you need to know about before making your way to the capital city of Indonesia.

Avoid Traveler’s Checks

Back in the day, one of the best ways to travel to a country was with the American Express Traveler’s Checks. That no longer is the case. Attempting to cash these traveler’s checks is often problematic. Only major bank locations will accept these checks, so smaller branches will likely not take them (because there has been a problem with counterfeiting so banks n…

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Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Lunch Restaurants: 10Best Restaurant Reviews

April 12, 2017

Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Galveston and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Mosquito Cafe thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Gaido's Seafood Restaurant, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

10 FISHERMAN'S WHARF

There are no trappings of pretensio…

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Galveston Island Living Capital Tourism and Marketing Review

February 28, 2017

Imagine yourself as an Islander living in an elegant Victorian home on a shady, oak-lined street on the Island’s east end, or in a home overlooking the sparkling Gulf of Mexico on the west end. There is a variety of rental property to choose from throughout the Island; from Galveston has the amenities of a larger city, but with tight-knit small town friendliness.

Its ethnically diverse citizens have worked together to make their city better since the early days of its founding in 1836. When faced with adversity, Galvestonians unite to solve whatever obstacles may arise. Non-profit org…

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A shoe e-retailer takes steps to improve its fraud detection

February 24, 2017

Online Security

Fast-growing Schutz Shoes upgrades its fraud detection software to slash manual reviews and improve order processing.

 

Online orders were flowing into shoe e-retailer Schutz Shoes, the U.S. division of Brazilian-based shoe retailer Arezzo & Co., but the small team spent an increasing amount of time checking whether an order was fraudulent. When one employee on a staff of seven has to manually review the legitimacy of an online order, that’s time away from customers and other business, says Kimberly Gort, e-commerce manager for Schutz.

 

Schutz Shoes started …

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Security and Risk Online: Strengthening your Online Protection

February 6, 2017

In this modern world, identity theft is a huge black market industry today. Don’t be just another statistics and take precautionary measures to protect your identity online today. Here are some useful ways to follow:

Stay away from public Wi-Fi

Connecting to a free public Wi-Fi is risky. It provides an easy way for hackers to steal your identity and track what you’re doing online. They may steal your logins and obtain any sensitive information if you aren’t being extra careful.

Software updates are important

You might find software updates that keep on popping on your scr…

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Security and risk Online: Warning about phishing malware

January 23, 2017

Warning about phishing malware email claiming to be about donation to Migrant Helpline charity

Staffordshire residents are being warned to watch out for a new internet scam aimed at stealing personal banking details.

Police in the county have shared an appeal, from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, advising people not to open emails claiming to be from the charity Migrant Helpline.

A link in the email, which thanks the recipient for making a donation of just under £200 to the charity, downloads phishing malware onto the victim's device.

Although Migrant Helpline is a gen…

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Tokyo Online Security: Privacy fears as banks track mobile phones

January 12, 2017

Banks will track customers' movements via their mobile phones in a bid to tackle fraud. Barclays is introducing a system which allows it to check whether someone is in the same country as their debit or credit card so they know whether the payment is fraudulent or not. For example, if a suspicious transaction was made in the America, but data showed the customer's phone it was in the UK, the bank would realize something was amiss.

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Tokyo Online Fraud detection firm outs $1b Russian ad-fraud gang and its robo-browsing Methbot

January 5, 2017

A $1 billion Russia-based criminal gang has been bilking online advertisers by impersonating high-profile Web sites like ESPN, Vogue, CBS Sports, Fox News and the Huffington Post and selling phony ad slots, but that’s about to end.

Online fraud-prevention firm White Ops is releasing data today that will enable online advertisers and ad marketplaces to block the efforts of the group, which is cashing in on its intimate knowledge of the automated infrastructure that controls the buying and selling of video ads.

The group has been ramping up its activities since October so that it now…

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Tokyo Online Security: Get Safe Online Watch out for banking scammers

December 27, 2016

Get Safe Online has warned people to be aware of banking scammers who are finding more advanced ways to access online bank details in sophisticated phishing scams.

It advised on Wednesday (6th December) that individuals should stay extra vigilant, especially if they are asked to reveal sensitive banking information.

Chris Smith, writer and blogger for Get Safe Online, said: “If you find yourself on a site or getting emails asking you for sort code and bank account number, then alarm bells should start ringing”.

The organization also warned that consumers should use money compa…

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