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Google Chrome malware scam

Google Chrome scam that infects your computer. A Google Chrome scam that could infect your computer with malware continues to pose a threat to users, according to cybersecurity experts. The script, which targets the Chrome browser on Windows, rewrites the compromised website on the victim’s browser to make the page unreadable and creates a [...]

2017-07-25T11:16:56-04:00March 6th, 2017|Computer Scams, Computer Security|

FTC Sues D-Link over router and camera security flaws

FTC sues D-Link over router and camera security flaws by Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC If you’ve got a wireless network, your wireless router connects your computer and other devices to the internet. If it’s reasonably designed and configured, the router also is a gate that should prevent hackers from accessing your devices [...]

2017-03-06T12:39:32-05:00February 14th, 2017|Computer Security|

Tax Identity Theft Awareness

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week has an event for you January 30, 2017 by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education Today we’re kicking off Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. Tax identity theft happens when a scammer files a fraudulent tax return using your Social Security number (SSN) and claims your refund. [...]

2017-03-06T12:46:57-05:00January 31st, 2017|Identity Theft, Personal Scams, Taxes, Telephone Scams|

There’s an app for that (but it might be fake)

 There’s an app for that (but it might be fake)   by Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC As more and more consumers are shopping with mobile apps, fraudsters are following the money. There are fake phone apps popping up that impersonate well-known retailers in order to steal your personal information. Their names are [...]

2017-03-06T12:52:43-05:00December 22nd, 2016|Mobile Phone Security|

Secure your home network devices to keep you safe.

What you need to know to secure your internet connected devices December 7, 2016 by Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Today’s hackers are attacking a lot more than just computers. They’re going after ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) ( anything that is connected to the internet in your home, like a DVR or your wireless router) [...]

2017-03-06T13:20:58-05:00December 7th, 2016|Computer Security|

Online Dating Scams

How to Recognize a Scam Artist The relationship may not be what you think, especially if your sweetheart: wants to leave the dating site immediately and use personal email or IM claims love in a heartbeat claims to be from the U.S., but is traveling or working overseas plans to visit, but is prevented [...]

2017-03-06T13:23:02-05:00November 27th, 2016|Computer Scams, Personal Scams, Telephone Scams|

General Computer Security

1. Use Security Software That Updates Automatically The bad guys constantly develop new ways to attack your computer, so your security software must be up-to-date to protect against the latest threats. Most security software can update automatically; set yours to do so. You can find free security software from well-known companies. Also, set your [...]

2017-03-06T13:25:00-05:00November 27th, 2016|Computer Security|
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