Data Privacy & Security

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Why First-Time Buyers Are Ideal Victims for Scammers

Cybercriminals aim to take advantage of those who aren’t familiar with the nuances of the closing process. Younger home buyers who don’t have prior experience in the real estate market may be more naive to the red flags of wire fraud. That’s why scammers likely are targeting first-time buyers, which means you need to beef up on cybersecurity best practices and share ways to thwart common...

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