12 Holiday Scams To Watch Out For

The holiday season makes for a busy time for us all; including, the hackers and scammers. I came across an article from CBS Pittsburgh (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) where they interviewed a person by the name of Jason Glassberg who is the Co-Founder of Casaba Security. What caught my interest was that Mr. Glassberg provided a listing... Continue Reading →

US-CERT warns users to remain vigilant for malicious cyber activity seeking to capitalize on interest in Hurricane Harvey…

In light of hurricane Harvey, I pulled the information below in this blog post directly from the US-Cert website and the FTC website warning people to be cautious when responding to emails that may contain links or attachments that direct user to phishing or malware-infected websites. From my experience, when life events occur of great magnitude, there is... Continue Reading →

Beware of Sending Money in the Name of Love

If you are looking for love using the online dating and social services, BEWARE! The cybercriminal, posing as your Romeo or Juliet, may in fact be in it for the money. According the to Federal Trade Commission, scammers, using fake and very convincing profiles, will often use these services to lure those seeking companionship to... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks’ of the Week (#55)

How do they do it?  Each week I select links to articles from the sites (blogs) that are composed by the authors who are associated with the What’s On My PC blogroll. The quality and content is amazing and serves as an excellent learning source for those who have the computer and information technology bug.... Continue Reading →

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