Posts Tagged 'cybercrime'

It was about 3 years ago when my friend Hannah* discovered someone was using her photo on a dating website – BTW Hannah is happily married!  At first, I thought her story was possibly a figment of her imagination but a few quick searches and bang! – her picture was staring right back at me […]

Ever felt like your computer was possessed? Or that you aren’t the only one using your tablet? I think I smell a rat. Literally, a RAT. A RAT or remote administration tool, is software that gives a person full control a tech device, remotely. The RAT gives the user access to your system, just as […]

At this point in your adult, digital life, it’s likely you’ve experienced some kind of personal data breech—either you’ve had one of your a social profiles hijacked, a mobile device lost or stolen, or had a run in with credit card theft. If you are paying attention to the headlines, the buzz is all about Data Privacy […]

American football is a game of politics first, athleticism second. Hence the discussion over the alleged deflate-gate scandal—a debate over the pound-per-square-inch of footballs used in a recent game—and not the scoreboard. But football, like politics, naturally attracts scandals, and scammers. Major sporting events breed scams, thefts and other nefarious activities, and the Super Bowl […]

One Phish, Two Phish: How Cybercriminals Reel in 80% of Users with Deceptive Emails We’ve all seen it. The innocent-looking message from what appears to be your bank, reminding you that it’s time to update your account information with the simple click of a link and the entering of some personal information. Everything looks in […]