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Category: Computer Repair, Virus/Malware Removal & Prevention

Identity Phishing and How to Protect Yourself

October 10th, 2017 by
Identity phishing attacks take place everywhere. According to Kaspersky, the online security firm, close to 800 billion attacks were repelled in the year 2015, which approximately 2 million were attempts to take money from bank accounts online. Fraudwatch International, an online fraud protection service, shows recent sites utilized for phishing include Dropbox, Wells Fargo Bank, Microsoft OneDrive, Chase Bank, and WhatsApp. Favored among hackers is Internet Service Provider (ISP). Scammers bust into ISP accounts in larger numbers than financial and banking institutions, according to Anti-Phishing Working Group. Hackers use these ISP accounts to send spam as well as steal credit ...
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Recognizing and Avoiding Internet Scams

May 31st, 2017 by
In today's cyber world, Internet scams are constantly evolving and hacking the information of many Internet users every single day. The best way to avoid these scams is to be able to understand and recognize the different types, as well stay informed about the newest and most popular scams currently circulating the Internet.                     What are the most common types of Internet scams that cyber criminals are using today? Auto Auctions – sale of non-existent vehicles. Identity Theft – Personal information is compromised and used to obtain credit cards, loans or file tax returns. Emergency Funds – Impersonation of a friend, family member or ...
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