14 February 2016

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Beware of Hot and Cold Reading Scams

10 February 2016  |  408 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Many so-called psychics are frauds. But so are some auto mechanics, lenders and roofers. There’s fraud in just about all lines of work. What we do know is this: There’s not enough evidence to refute paranormal phenomena. Nor enough to prove it beyond a doubt. And we also know this: There exist scams involving hot and cold readings. I could give a s...

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How much is your Data worth online?

09 February 2016  |  535 views  |  1  |  Recommends 4

Cyber crime sure does pay, according to a report at Intel Security blogs.mcafee.com. There’s a boom in cyber stores that specialize in selling stolen data. In fact, this is getting so big that different kinds of hot data are being packaged—kind of like going to the supermarket and seeing how different meats or cheeses are in their own separate pac...

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2016 Information Security Predictions

02 February 2016  |  2437 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

No bones about it, 2016 is sure to see some spectacular, news-chomping data breaches, predicts many in infosec. If you thought 2015 was interesting, get your seatbelt and helmet on and prepare for lif...

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11 Ways to Mitigate Insider Security Threats

02 February 2016  |  1548 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Companies are constantly attacked by hackers, but what if those attacks come from the inside? More companies than ever before are dealing with insider security threats.Here are 11 steps that all organ...

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How to Remove Fraudulent Lines of Credit

22 January 2016  |  1067 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

You just learned you have a new credit card account by checking your credit or because a bill collector called you. Problem is that you don’t remember ever applying for it. You must find out what’s be...

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Hackers don't play well with Kids' Toys

14 January 2016  |  1311 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

No company is immune from hackers—even a toy company. Hong Kong based VTech got hit by a hacker recently. This company makes techy educational toys for kids, and its database got breached. Customers g...

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Busted!: Large Identity Fraud Rings Fall Apart

07 January 2016  |  1935 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A group of people who are actively collaborating to commit identity fraud is known as an identity fraud ring. These rings are generally made up of two or more career criminals, often including family ...

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Business Identity Theft Beware of Identity Thieving Employees

31 December 2015  |  1801 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Wow, a lawyer in Memphis got scammed by his secretary—she embezzled over $362,000 from him, says an article on wreg.com. Attorney Jerry Schatz hired Teresa Sumpter, 48, in July of 2013. Little did he ...

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Stop being a blabber on Social Media

24 December 2015  |  1589 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Are you a cyber-blabber? Even a post about your daily afternoon foray to the sub sandwich shop could get you in trouble: A burglar reading this knows when to rob your house. But it doesn’t end there. ...

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Hacker isn't a bad Word

11 August 2015  |  1880 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Did you know that the original meaning of hacker, as far as computers, was that of a person who built codes into computers? In fact, the bad guy was called a “cracker.” Somehow, “cracker” didn’t catch...

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