05 March 2015

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Sad Scary State of Bank Security

16 hours ago  |  596 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Who needs guns, threatening notes to rob a bank when you can do it with just your fingertips inside your home? A hacking ring in the eastern portion of Europe may be the most successful team of bank robbers to date, having purportedly robbed $1 billion from multiple banks. This can only be done by infecting computers with malicious software (malwar...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

What is Catphishing?

03 March 2015  |  707 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

What is catphishing? It certainly isn’t Garfield lazily sitting in a canoe holding a fishing rod. Catphishing is when a fraudster fabricates an identity and tricks someone via cyber communication into a phony emotional or romantic relationship—usually for financial gain to the scammer—because eventually he’ll hit the victim up for money. But anoth...

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15 Top Facebook Privacy Tips

26 February 2015  |  706 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

You wouldn’t have to worry about privacy issues on Facebook if you didn’t post sensitive, private information on Facebook…such as information that one day can be used against you. And really, you shou...

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What happens when a Bank Account is hacked?

24 February 2015  |  807 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Who’d ever think that 50 years ago, your money was safer in your bank account than it is today in this “modern” age: remote theft. If you bank with a large or small bank, your account may be at risk b...

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10 Skeevy Scams to watch

19 February 2015  |  743 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

You may think you’re not dumb enough to fall for scams, but consider that someone you care deeply about is naïve enough to be conned. Besides, some scams are so clever that even those who think they’r...

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Fixing a Credit Report after being hacked

04 February 2015  |  1421 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

First off, how NOT to fix a hacked credit report: signing on with a service that promises to correct the problem in a jiffy—a “sounds too good to be true” advertisement. A company that claims they wil...

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Data Breach Aftermath

03 February 2015  |  1208 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Haste certainly doesn’t make waste if you’ve suffered from an entity getting hacked resulting in a data breach. Don’t waste a single minute delaying notifying affected accounts! In the case of a credi...

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Goodguy Hacker Selling Bad Guy hacks

07 January 2015  |  2081 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Makes you wonder what these guys would have accomplished had they been born during the Renaissance…case in point: Kevin Mitnick, whose genius was so impressive as a cyber criminal (he hacked into IBM,...

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Credit Card Fraud isn’t the same as Identity Theft

06 January 2015  |  1904 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Just as important as taking down the decorations, throwing out all the debris from opened gifts and getting the house back in order after the holiday activities, is that of scrutinizing your credit ca...

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Expect all Free Mobile Apps to leak your Data

04 November 2014  |  1492 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Mashable.com says that recently over 98,000 photos have been leaked from Snapsaved.com, which has shut down. The Snapchat app makers won’t take any credit, even though previously, 4.7 million phone nu...

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