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Abigail Bishop talks about Amazon scams and how to protect yourself.

Common Amazon Scams and How to Protect Yourself

Scammers love to target anywhere money is involved. And as one of the biggest online retailers in the world, people spend a lot of money with Amazon. Using Amazon for scams can be extremely lucrative for scammers – and they don’t even have to be on Amazon to do it. By looking at how the…

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Use facial recognition search technology to verify people online.

Facial Recognition Search: How to Run a Reverse Image Search with Social Catfish

We might feel queasy about that new match we got on a dating app, or something just doesn’t sit right about that new job offer. We wish so badly for it to be real, but that feeling of distrust isn’t letting us rest easy. And it’s not misplaced, either. In today’s world, it’s incredibly easy to…

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Ayleen Charlotte talks about her experience with the Tinder Swindler.

The Tinder Swindler: One Victim’s Story

There is lots of advice out there about how to spot online dating scams and romance scams. You’re probably familiar with a few of the red flags, such as rushing the relationship, asking you to send money through a method that’s hard to reverse, and always having an excuse for why they can’t visit in…

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Learn a few tools and strategies to find someone on Kik.

Find Someone on Kik: A Helpful Guide How-to

People use Kik to stay updated with their friends or to chat with strangers that they have met online. A lot of people like Kik due to it being free and that you can be “anonymous” on the app if you choose to do so. This could make it easier to use Kik secretly to…

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Rachel Briggs and Richard Brinson talk about cybersecurity leadership.

Cybersecurity Leadership: A Business Challenge in a Tech-Centered World

Cybersecurity is a relatively young field, but businesses are embracing its importance. However, the newness of the field, along with other factors like pending legislation, a limited understanding of the field among C-level executives, and the difficulties of translating technical topics for non-technical people cause difficulties within organizations. This struggle around cybersecurity leadership is causing…

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A fake website can be designed to look exactly like a real website - that's why it's important to check before you enter any information.

Fake Websites Imitating Genuine Websites are the Newest Cyber Threat

We all know malicious websites are out there. Scammers and fraudsters want to steal our information and our money. Creating fake websites to trick us into giving them our information is just one strategy they have. But when we’re aware fake sites are out there, we watch out for them. We can look for signs…

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Verify a Tinder profile by running a reverse image search with Social Catfish.

Run a Reverse Image Search to Verify a Tinder Profile

Online dating can be a fun way to pass the time. It can also be a way to meet potential partners. But it’s also full of catfishers, scams, and people you just don’t connect with. Maybe it gets as far as a first date and you discover the person doesn’t look at all like their…

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Mike Cook talks about synthetic fraud and the dangers of data breaches.

Synthetic Fraud, Data Breaches, and Other New and Evolving Scam Techniques

Many of us are aware that scams, fraud, and cyber threats are out there. We may even be aware of some specific scamming methods, such as catfishing, hacking your accounts or devices, or even pretending to be your bank. But scammers and fraudsters are always coming up with new ways to get your information, steal…

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