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Phishing mails try to disguised themselves as other websites and provoke the reader to “sign in” to a service like banking account. The information reveals to the criminal the account username and password. This allows the criminal to use the account for his own whims. In this post, I present you some indications that the […]
These are some very important steps to take to maintain good computer hygiene, and to keep yourself safe from cyber criminals. 1) Operating System Security Updates Every operating system has flaws and security breaches. These problems and bugs are often fixed, in the form of security updates. So the first step is to make sure […]
Recently I start using cell phone type earphones —the kind that go into the ears. When I listened to YouTube the loud commercial that precedes the music seemed to go directly into my brain. After being startled a few times, I decided it was time to do something about it. I wanted to have a […]
Identity theft is never a pretty picture, just ask Gloria Carlo. The 51 year old single mother of three children lived in the South Bronx. First she had her personal savings wiped out, which amounted to a whopping $38,000, then she also got sued by her bank for an additional $23,312.04 the thieves racked up […]
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This comprehensive survey by APWG from the first half of 2013 provides an in depth overview of Phising tactics and their respective statistics. The report focuses on phishing attacks targeting the general public. It is interesting to note that the average uptimes of phishing attacks are climbing, up from the historic lows seen in early 2012, to […]
What is Medical Identity Theft Identity theft is bad. We’ve already seen that in our post series about what identity theft is, what its damages are, how it happens and what you can do to protect yourself against it. Medical Identity Theft, however, is the worst possible kind of identity theft out there. Strictly speaking, […]
Many people have recently received a message from Google informing them that an attempt was made to enter their Google account with their username and password, but from an unusual location in the world. This indicates that information on hosting accounts was leaked from people’s computers to a cyber-criminal. The culprit is a new kind […]
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in the UK published a report recently according to which the damages of cyber crime to small firms and businesses are so immense that they reach up to £800 million a year (that’s well over a billion U.S dollars!). This is an incomprehensible figure, especially when you stop to […]