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Email Spam Scams [Video]

Email Spam Unwanted commercial email – also known as “spam” – can be annoying. Worse, it can include bogus offers that could cost you time and money. Take steps to limit the amount of spam you get, and treat spam offers the same way you would treat an uninvited telemarketing sales call. Don’t believe promises […]

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WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattack [Video]

‘Biggest ransomware outbreak in history’ hits nearly 100 countries with data held for ransom Dozens of countries have been hit with a huge cyber extortion attack that locked computers and held users’ files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. How did the attack occur? Attack appeared to be caused by […]

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Children’s Safety [Video]

Are You Concerned For Your or Your Friends Child’s Safety? Safety Online or Offline? We thank Barbara for her article “What Lengths Would You Go To Keep Your Kids Safe Online?” by Barbara Brenninkmeijer. However, she opens with this sentence. “Protecting a child from harm is one of the greatest anxieties, perhaps the greatest, parents experience […]

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Child Pornography [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 the use […]

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Malware Ransomware [Video]

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 […]

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Child Predators Pedophiles [Video]

WARNING – Content should be disturbing to most readers Predators When children go online, they have direct and immediate access to friends, family, and complete strangers, which can put unsuspecting children at great risk. Children who meet and communicate with strangers online are easy prey for Internet predators. Predators have easy and anonymous access to children […]

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Archive – WannaCry Ransomware

WannaCry Ransomware May 2017 Rick Click on Links to Open New Tab Copy title to browser if link was broken ‘Accidental hero’ finds kill switch to stop spread of ransomware cyber-attack Spread of malware curtailed by expert who simply registered a domain name for a few dollars, giving many across world time to protect against […]

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Children Scams [Video]

http://www.ksdk.com/news/local/5-on-your-side/clever-scams-target-kids-online/209920475 Children Scams 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 […]

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Tax Scams [Video]

Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is! In recent years, thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and their personal information to tax scams and fake IRS communication. This page looks at the scams affecting individuals, businesses, and tax professionals and what do if you if you […]

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Identity Theft

Identity Theft [Video]

 Identity Theft How to protect yourself against identity theft and respond if it happens. Identity (ID) theft is a crime where a thief steals your personal information, such as your full name or social security number, to commit fraud. The identity thief can use your information to fraudulently apply for credit, file taxes, or get […]

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