Playing Along With a Scammer on LinkedIn

Posted on 04/03/2017 01:58:42 AM

Kim was bored one day and received a phishing scam message on LinkedIn and decided to play it through and see what happens. This is what happened and it shows the preparation involved in some scams. Dear Kim, Thanks for accepting my connection in Linkedin and i will formally introduce myself to you. ...

The Language of Scammers

Posted on 03/29/2017 01:03:55 PM

When you read scammers messages, it sometimes seems that they have their own use of language different from everyone else. Why do scammers write differently to others? Part of the answer is that it’s deliberate. Refer to the article - ...

Identity Theft Could Jeopardize SSDI Payments

Posted on 03/25/2016 11:35:28 AM

Identity thieves will go to great lengths to gain access to personal information – passwords, Social Security numbers and other data that enables them to defraud victims. With their new false identities, these criminals can open credit cards in your name, re-route direct deposits into their own ...

The life expectancy of an email

Posted on 04/30/2015 12:21:27 PM

How long does an email live for? Is it? 1 minute 1 year 1 decade Forever It depends.  Businesses subject to regulation usually need to keep emails for between 6 and 7 years.  They’re filed away, accessed sometimes but they’re always there. So emails live for six to seven years, ...

Plane Crashes, Pilot Fitness and Checklists--Oh, My!

Posted on 03/27/2015 10:28:31 AM

Tragedies, like the recent catastrophic crash in the Alps of a Germanwings plane that killed people who believed they were taking a short trip home or to another fun destination, are not always unavoidable. The passengers would never make it and we cannot imagine the terror inside that plane during the ...

Wake Up Call for the Password Lax

Posted on 08/06/2014 04:26:56 PM

  Passwords aren't just to keep your kids or other prying eyes from accessing your stuff on your computer. They are meant to provide you with just a bit of protection from those who would test their hacking skills to access your bank account or any on-line accounts you have. Using poorly formed ...

Online Tools to Keep Your Neighbourhood Safe

Posted on 05/09/2014 03:44:12 AM

In a world where criminals are constantly thinking of more sophisticated ways to break the law, it becomes increasingly vital to know how to arm yourself and keep in touch with the other people in your neighbourhood. Nowadays with the growth of social networking web sites as well as new features being ...

Campaign warns about the risks of making personal data public on the web: "seer discovers personal data"

Posted on 07/21/2013 05:45:26 PM

The video of a campaign from Febelin, the federation of banks of Belgium, launched at the end of last year, regained strength among netizens in recent days. Until Wednesday (17), the video had been watched on YouTube by 9.7 million people. The video shows how an actor who goes by a seer can 'read people's ...

Antivirus protection for Android smartphones

Posted on 05/31/2013 09:26:17 AM

At present, the world enters the era of mobile technology. Are spreading various kinds of mobile devices across multiple platforms: Apple iOS, Google Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry. One of the leading platforms in the mobile market is Android, which is why it was decided to analyze the functionality ...

Matter of Protection, Authentication, Trust Then Go To SSL Security

Posted on 04/24/2013 02:00:37 AM

Internet started as testing technology for communicating between computers with the advent of first electronic computers in 1950 and then came the “Internet Protocol” and the commercialization of internet. Since then internet has revolutionized the modern lifestyle and culture, from ever ...

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