October is National Cyber Security Awareness month. Identity Theft is one of the most dangerous threats on the Internet Landscape. If a cybercriminal gains access to your financial information, it can be a potential catastrophe. Here we outline how you can keep your personal data protected from prying eyes. This is part 6 in a series of blog posts we will be publishing on various topics aimed at educating you on how to stay protected on today’s Internet landscape.
As the price of bitcoin has increased substantially over the last few years, so has the number of malicious individuals and organizations looking to take advantage of others in the Bitcoin community. Bitcoin scams are not a new occurrence as they have been around since the currency first gained some popularity. Today, however, there is a broad range of bitcoin scams that are defrauding unsuspecting users.
Constant connectivity to the Internet has improved our lives by leaps and bounds. From booking dinner reservations and buying movie tickets to keeping in touch with long-distance friends and finding the perfect gifts, the web offers a wealth of information. But along with the perks, numerous threats lurk online.
There are various types of these scams. I will explain a few.
Many Social Media Sites such as Skype, Kik, Facebook, Pof, Craigslist, okcupid. Badoo and Chatroulette are a home for Scammers and Thieves to use to scam by using threats of fear and/or criminal charges.
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You meet on the internet. Then the “relationship” progresses; you email, talk on the phone and trade pictures. Finally, you make plans to meet and even make marriage plans. As the relationship gets stronger, the requests start to change.They ask you to wire them money; needs bus fare to visit a sick uncle.