MultiLevel Marketing MLM [Video]

MLM

MultiLevel Marketing MLM News and Events Aljazeera America publish “in-depth look at MLM” By Oz This popped up on my radar in conjunction with Herbalife, but I soon discovered it wasn’t a once off. The article in question was published as a part of a series Aljazeera America are publishing this week, titled “An in-depth …

Malware Ransomware [Video]

Malware

Viruses, Spyware, and Malware What is malware? “Malware” is a term for any software that gets installed on your machine and performs unwanted tasks, often for some third party’s benefit. Malware programs can range from being simple annoyances (pop-up advertising) to causing serious computer invasion and damage (e.g., stealing passwords and data or infecting other …

Privacy Anonymity [Video]

Privacy

How Does Privacy Differ From Anonymity, And Why Are Both Important? Privacy and anonymity are two different concepts. They are both increasingly necessary as we get increasingly wiretapped and tracked, legally so or not, and it’s important to understand why they are an integral part of our civil liberties – why they are not just …

Sweepstakes scams [Video]

Sweepstakes Scams

Who is hurt the most by sweepstakes scams and how to avoid it PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The BBB says that people lose more than 50 billion each year to scams. As it turns out, young people are actually much more likely to become victims of scams than their grandparents, according to the Better Business …

Children Scams [Video]

Children Scams

Online Parenting: 10 Common Internet Scams Your Child Might Fall For The world wide web can be a big, scary place for your kids. The most efficient way to monitor your child’s online activity is through a parental intelligence system that will monitor and analyze their actions. Scams come a dime a dozen, but it’s worse when …

Malvertising [Video]

Malvertising

Malvertising: Three Things You Need To Know BY Brian O’Kelley Shortly before the winter holidays, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and Ernst & Young issued a joint report estimating the annual cost associated with a triad of fraudulent practices: infringed content (also known as piracy), invalid traffic, and “malvertising.” Their findings were arresting: each year, the …

Pet Scams [Video]

Pet Scams

5 Pet Scams You Need to Know The dog days of summer go beyond just rising temperatures – at least for pet lovers. Pet scams are also heating up, and here’s what you should know about the most common schemes: Dognapping Born during the economic downturn of recent years,dognapping involves stealing dogs from unattended backyards …

Mobile Security Threats [Video]

Mobile Security Threats

Malware-infected ads (Malvertising) now greatest threat to mobile security Jane McCallion Porn slips into second place as main vector for attack on smartphones. Compromised or malicious adverts are now the main source of mobile malware, according to security firm Blue Coat. The threat relies on the user’s own gullibility to make changes to the security …

Child Porn [Video]

Warning: Adult third-party content may offend some readers No Pictures – News and Events Only Child Pornography Federal and state laws make it a crime to produce, possess, distribute, or sell pornographic materials that exploit or portray a minor (under the age of 18). Increasingly, child pornography laws are being utilized to punish use of …

Lottery Scams [Video]

Lottery Scams

Unexpected prize & lottery scams Unexpected prize and lottery scams work by asking you to pay some sort of fee in order to claim your prize or winnings from a competition or lottery you never entered. How this scam works You will receive notification that you have won a lot of money or a fantastic prize …