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Common Scam Fraud Schemes [Video]

Common Scam Fraud Schemes Advance Fee Schemes An advance fee scheme occurs when the victim pays money to someone in anticipation of receiving something of greater value—such as a loan, contract, investment, or gift—and then receives little or nothing in return. Advance fee fraud Advance fee fraud is when fraudsters target victims to make advance […]

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Children’s Net Addictions [Video]

Net Addiction If your child’s addicted to the Internet, Here’s what to do Dr Justin Coulson explains that ‘blaming the Internet’ for our children’s excessive social media use isn’t the answer to helping them lead more balanced lives. Help, my child’s a social media addict I received a phone call recently from a sobbing mother – […]

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Cyber Scams [Video]

Cyber Scams Top 11 Despicable Online Scams Cyber Criminals Use to Trick You [Updated] CRISTINA CHIPURICI CONTENT MARKETING SPECIALIST LINKEDIN Internet services and websites make it easy for us to pay bills, shop, make online reservations and even work. And you can do any of these actions from any place in the world. Old boundaries and human […]

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Social Media Scams [Video]

Social Media Scams  90% firms see social media as a big risk area for cyber crime: EY report Over 90% of Indian businesses identified social media as a ‘precarious platform spurring new-age cyber threats’, according to the report Rozelle Laha   The report quoted a McAfee study to say that India is estimated to be […]

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Multi-Level Marketing MLM [Video]

  MLM or Network Marketing: Worth It, or Too Good to Be True? 6 Questions to Check Out an MLM/Network Marketing Opportunity By Scott Allen   “Become a Millionaire!” “Make Money 24 Hours a Day” “Instant Success!” The headlines are certainly enticing, especially in today’s troubled economic climate. The idea of making money right away […]

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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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