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Robert Siciliano

Business Identity Theft Beware of Identity Thieving Employees

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 ...

31 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

Stop being a blabber on Social Media

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. ...

24 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

15 Ways to protect your Identity

There are tried and true ways to protect yourself from identity theft—ways that you may not have even considered. Check them out (no specific order): Evaluate your passwords. Does every online accoun...

23 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

Tips for backing up and protecting your data while traveling

The season of giving is now upon us — but don’t forget, it’s also the season of stealing — and no, I don’t mean your wallet or the gift package at your doorstep, but your Social Security number, credi...

21 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

Should Stalking or Spying Apps be banned?

The words “spying” and “stalking” have negative connotations, but there’s a flipside to the coin: parents monitoring their kids’ online activities and physical locations. And how about middle-aged adu...

20 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

Protect Yourself from Holiday Shopping Scams

Even though the highly publicized retail data breaches have involved off-line brick and mortar stores, this doesn’t mean that security is high with online shopping. Scammers and hackers are waiting fo...

19 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

Keep Accountant happy and Thieves out

Are you a shredder? I hope so. No identity thief on this planet is going to want to attempt to reconstruct cross-shredded documents. So what, then, should you make a habit of shredding? All financial...

18 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

20 Security Tips For Overseas Travelers With Credit Cards

Thinking of bringing a credit card with you on your travels? You can end up in a jam: You just treated your extended family to fine dining in France. Time to pay; your credit card is declined. If you ...

16 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

8 ways to avoid holiday shopping scams

So what will you be doing this holiday season to avoid getting scammed? The scammers really come out of the woodwork during the holidays, waiting to snatch their victims. It’s easier than you think to...

10 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

Online Shopping and Counterfeit Goods - The Facts Dont Lie

As the holiday season creeps upon us, research shows that an astonishing 24% people who are buying online have been duped by scammers. Whether you are buying shoes, electronics or the latest fashions ...

09 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

8 Ways to Ensure Safe and Secure Online Shopping this Holiday Season

So, who’s on your holiday gift list this year? That list is a lot longer than you think; consider all the names of hackers that have not yet appeared on it. Scammers will do whatever it takes to get o...

01 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

How to pwn Anyone

Define Pwn: Pwn is a slang term derived from the verb own, as meaning to appropriate or to conquer to gain ownership. The term implies domination or humiliation of a rival. And when it’s done by hacki...

28 Nov 2015