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Notary Bulletin

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.

Mortgage Crisis Caused Shift in Public Opinion

A recent survey by ID Analytics revealed that most of the blame for the 2008 economic disaster, and subsequent slow recovery, has been directed at the mortgage industry.

The Top 5 Apps Mobile Notaries Can't Live Without

The National Notary magazine reached out to Notaries across the country and posed the question via our social media channels to find out what apps you couldn’t live without.

Quiz: Notarizing For Relatives

Notaries have a duty to be impartial and avoid bias. But what do you do if your family member asks you for a notarization? Test your knowledge with our quiz!