Identity Theft Offline -- So Many Possibilities
Chris Simpson, head of Scotland Yard's computer crime unit was unpleasantly surprised to learn how easy it is to cheat anybody out of his or her personal info -- by means of a fake survey.This survey wasn't a scam; in fact, it was an experiment.
Beware of Imitations! Security, Internet Scams, and the African Real Estate Agenda
Fishing on the Internet has come a long way. However, we TechWeb junkies like to call it Phishing.
Dont be a Dork - Protect Yourself
There are folks out there who use their powers for evil, not good. Let's not give them the opportunity to sneak into our lives and wreak havoc.
Cyber Crooks Go Phishing
"Phishing," the latest craze among online evil-doers, has nothing to do with sitting at the end of a dock on a sunny afternoon dangling a worm to entice hungry catfish.But, if you take their bait, this new breed of online con artist will hook you, reel you in, and take you for every dollar you have.
Top Spyware Removers Considerations
Only the top spyware removers are successful at detecting and removing spyware and adware from your computer. You should look for complete protection against these threats: spyware, adware, keyloggers browser hijackers and Remote Access Trojans.
Hacked: Who Else Is Using Your Computer?
A friend called me one day and asked if I would stop by to
look at his computer. He said it was running abnormally slow
and he had found something on his hard-drive he could not
Password Security and Safety
There is nothing more important that password security in world of technology. It is the first step to creating a safe and secure environment.
Blogs as Safe Haven for Cybercriminals?
To blog or not to blog? Well, why not? Lots of people like either to write or to read blogs -- sometimes both. The much-quoted survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, says 27 percent read blogs.
Detect Spyware Online
You can detect spyware online using free spyware cleaners and by installing spyware protection software on your computer. Often it's best to start with free spyware cleaners because these free programs will remove any spyware programs currently running on your computer.
Phishing - Identity Theft & Credit Card Fraud
What is Phishing?
Phishing is a relatively newly coined term for a kind of method for harvesting information for identity theft. Phishing is quite simply providing a person with false information or credentials to trick them in to giving you their personal information.
The Risk Of Electronic Fraud & Identity Theft
Electronic Fraud and Identity Theft
Human beings are pretty sensible when presented with an
imminent threat or risk. That is, if it's staring us
directly in the face.
Online Shoppers, Beware of a New Scam
Beware of a New Scam Aimed at Bargain-HuntersTrying to buy something cheap is absolutely natural--and online crooks set traps for unwitting bargain-hunters. On April 6 Panda Software warned Internet users of a new particularly brazen scam aimed at stealing confidential information.
What is Spyware?
The most frustrating part of having Spyware on your computer is the sheer feeling of helplessness that is invoked. Your computer slows down, it no longer does what you instructed it to, it seems to have a mind of its own.
Viruses and Worms, Protection from Disaster
Virus damage estimated at $55 billion in 2003. "SINGAPORE - Trend Micro Inc, the world's third-largest anti-virus software maker, said Friday that computer virus attacks cost global businesses an estimated $55 billion in damages in 2003, a sum that would rise this year.
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