12 February 2016

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Beware of Hot and Cold Reading Scams

10 February 2016  |  392 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  |  463 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  |  2369 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  |  1513 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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Busted!: Large Identity Fraud Rings Fall Apart

07 January 2016  |  1928 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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How to avoid Online Fundraising Scams

10 November 2015  |  529 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

You’ve probably heard of the gofundme.com site, where all sorts of stories are posted of people seeking donations. Some are tragic, others are trite. You may be touched by a particular story, perhaps ...

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How to Set Up a Password Manager

24 October 2015  |  1120 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

If you have made the decision to use a password manager for your personal cybersecurity, which I highly recommend, you will quickly find that you online world is safer, easier and more secure than eve...

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Don't Name Your Dog After Your Password

15 July 2015  |  798 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Recently I got a puppy for my child. We decided to name the puppy 4wgu23x5#9. My wife,8yysH3m, thought we should name the dog 0x2%#b5. But I’m sure she’ll get over it. Meanwhile, I’m helping my older ...

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ATM Skimming rising, again

08 July 2015  |  2556 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Do you know what ATM stands for? For crooks, it stands for A Thief’s Moneymaker. A new report from FICO says that “skimming” crimes have made their biggest spike in the past 20 years. This includes AT...

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Be Cautious When Using Wi-Fi

23 June 2015  |  1652 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The proliferation of mobile devices means that we can work or play online from almost anywhere, so it’s no surprise that public Wi-Fi networks have become more common. From hotels and coffee shops, to...

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