Your Cookies are Disabled! NationalNotary.org sets cookies on your computer to help improve performance and provide a more engaging user experience. By using this site, you accept the terms of our cookie policy. Learn more.

Notary Bulletin

November 2012

Happy Thanksgiving To You And Your Loved Ones

The National Notary Association extends a heartfelt thanks to America’s 4.4 million Notaries for all the things they do to help their neighbors and communities.

Malware Attacks On Smartphones Increase Six-Fold

According to a recent report from Trend Micro, malware attacks on smartphones jumped from 28,000 incidents at the end of the second quarter of 2012 to 175,000 at the end of the third quarter.

Hotline Tip: My Supervisor Is Asking Me To Perform An Unauthorized Notarization!

My supervisor asked me to notarize documents for a client who was unable to be present at the time of the notarization. When I told her that I could not do this, she seemed upset because I had met the client several times. How should I handle this situation, without risking losing my job?

Voters Support Notary Advocates In November Elections

Two longtime supporters of notarial best practices — Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch and North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall — were chosen by voters to continue serving as their states’ top Notary-regulating officials in the November 2012 elections.