Work At Home Scams [Video]

work at home scams

FBI Work at Home Scams Job One: Do Not Take the Bait Everyone’s seen them—seductive work-at-home opportunities hyped in flyers tacked to telephone poles, in newspaper classifieds, in your e-mail, and all over the web, promising you hundreds or thousands of dollars a week for typing, stuffing envelopes, processing medical billing, etc. And it’s just …

DarkNet Tor [Video]

Darknet

Darknet The threats The increasing use of technology and the Internet in all aspects of daily life puts everyday citizens at risk of becoming targets of cybercriminals. As society comes to rely more and more on the Internet, the dangers posed by different types of cybercrime have become very real threats. These threats come in …

Order Refill Scams [Video]

Refill Scams

Order, Reorder, Refill Scams Perhaps you have seen these emails before.  Delete – Don’t Click the Links.  I have never ordered anything online, never mind reordering or refilling  Example Email Dr don yates sr phd-Reorder-details Heather Wynn-bey <heatherneuao22122@hotmail.com Dear Dr don yates sr phd 703xx,  (Modified – My previous zip code) Our product list contains many new items …

Children Risks Online [Video]

Risks

Children Risks Online [Video] News and Events Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet: Online Risks and Threats By Natalie Walker Whitlock and Marilyn Martinez With three-fourths of U.S. homes wired for online service and thousands more schools and libraries connected, the majority of children today have access to the Internet. Large numbers of these children …

Business BYOD [Video]

BYOD

The 11-Step Guide to BYOD Security. How to Avoid Getting Fired First things first: what is BYOD? In a general sense, BYOD is defined as a way to allow people take their own devices for work, no matter we talk about laptops, tablets or smartphones. A report from Tech Pro Research pointed out that most companies …

Online Addictions [Video]

Online Addctions

Online Addictions; Cell Phone, Gaming, Gambling, Pornography, and Social Media Warning: Adult third-party content may offend some readers Cell Phone Addiction Signs and Symptoms The recent explosion of iPhones, Androids, and other smartphones has provided people with the ability to access the entirety of the Internet on-the-go and at any given moment. 90% of adults in …

Dating Romance Scams [Video]

Dating Scams

I was a victim of an online dating scam By Melanie Hicken In a typical con, the perpetrator will spend weeks or even months building up a romantic relationship with a victim through e-mails, texts or phone calls, before eventually asking for money. After years of dating frustration, Montana resident Debbie Best thought her luck …

Internet Addiction [Video]

Internet Addiction

Internet Addiction What is Internet addiction and how much time online is too much? How young is too young for children to go online? What can you do to better manage your technology use in your daily life? I launched the first study on Internet addiction in 1995, I wrote “Caught in the Net” in 1998, the …

Ad Fraud [Video]

Ad Fraud

How Ad Fraud Ruins the Internet If you’re in the digital advertising industry, you’ve probably heard of ad fraud, but you likely haven’t done anything to protect yourself or prevent it from happening. Billions will be lost to ad fraud this year, and anywhere from three percent to 37 percent of ad impressions will come from bots. In fact, …

Cyber Bullying [Video]

Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying [Video] News and Events Cyber Bullying: Spotting the Signs Young people today are using the Internet for just about everything, including bullying. Every day all across the nation, people are being cyberbullied in the comfort of their own homes. Often students who are being bullied at school go home with hopes of escaping, …