- Keep Your Browser Updated to Reduce Threats!
- This Yahoo has Nothing to do with that Yahoo – EconomyWatch.com
- Tech expert: Guard email from hackers — The Interview – Orlando Sentinel
- Nigeria: Meet the ‘Yahoo Boys’ – Nigeria’s Undergraduate Conmen – AllAfrica.com
- College student calls Christina after hit with summer job scam… – Local 10
- Line between IP infringers and cyber criminals becoming blurred, says report – World Intellectual Property Review (subscription)
- Meet the ‘Yahoo boys’ – Nigeria’s undergraduate conmen … – TechFinancials news (blog)
- NC DOJ warns of Pokemon Go phishing scams – Hickory Daily Record
- Call it cap-and-fraud – Toronto Sun
- Weekly analysis – 16th July 2016 to 23rd July 2016
- Protect Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft
- FFIEC releases joint statement voicing need for financial institutions to protect against cyber (fintech) attacks – Lexology (registration)
- Dana Holding’s (DAN) CEO Jim Kamsickas on Q2 2016 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha
- Online menus a target for cyber-criminals, IT security expert tells Belfast conference – Belfast Telegraph
- Hackers ambushing victims by hiding traps in restaurant menus, expert warns – The Sun
- Cyber attackers targeting restaurants’ online menus, expert warns – Belfast Telegraph
- Suffering cybercrime – CPI Financial
- Transactional currencies – Entry Credits and Gas – Brave New Coin
- SB16-200: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of July 11, 2016
- Local couple victimized in scam breaks silence in hopes of saving others – Texas Examiner
- Under attack – Leader-Telegram
Retailers and websites aren’t the only entities victimized by hackers and large data breaches.
Medical identity theft is on the rise. In 2015, Blue Cross Blue Shield suffered a hack as three of their largest health insurers were victims of major data breaches with an estimated 92 million records affected. Read more
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“Consumers typically worry about credit card fraud when making purchases online or conducting ATM transactions, but over the past few years, fraudulent credit card activity has taken the form of gas station scams that use technology to victimize patrons. The key to staying safe is understanding how to protect yourself from identity theft and credit card fraud.”
Are you a “Password Re-user”? Do you use the same passwords for multiple websites?
Think of your password as a key. When you re-use passwords for multiple websites, you are essentially only using 1 key for multiple areas of your online life.
More often senior citizens are the target of financial abuse. A recent study by the American Associate of the Retired Persons (AARP) shows that people age 50 and older are easy targets for financial abuse because they expect honesty in the marketplace and are less likely to take action if they become victims of fraud. Read more
In life emergencies happen. Sometimes we are prepared and sometimes we aren’t. When it comes to potential financial emergencies, we can be prepared. Starting and building an emergency fund is a great way to be prepared and also helps give you more security and peace of mind.
Listed below are 5 ways you can build up your emergency fund:
Life Hacker recently posted a list of the Top 10 Tech Security Basics that Everyone Should Know. Listed below are the top 5: Read more
Privacy policies – most if not all reputable websites have them. Privacy policies are helpful in telling website visitors about which information is being collected and tracked. However, typical privacy policies are long and full of legal jargon that can be overwhelming and dare I say boring to the average website user. Let’s face it, most people don’t ever read them. Read more
Is your computer safe? Did you know that hackers can brute force their way remotely, into your computer? Listed below are the top 10 usernames and passwords to avoid using: Read more
Cybercriminals are becoming more savvy. As a result, security professionals must become more savvy as well, and find better – more efficient ways to circumvent threats.