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How Safe is Your Personal Info

How Safe is Your Personal Info Just a normal day walking from the station to the office. This nice girl shows you a sign in the window and tells you that if you like them on facebook, the coffee shop will give you a free coffee and pastry. WOW! This is starting out to be…
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Back to School – 6 Tips to Stay Safe

As you are likely well aware, school is about to begin if it already hasn’t. I am sure you also know that this year will look different from years past. There will be a few things that will remain the same. Back to school sales at brick and mortar retailers for supplies and new clothes.…
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Just DON’T Do It

Just DON’T Do It As you know I endeavor to bring you information to help you stay safe and secure whenever you are online. But I also want you to be safe when on your phone as well. What I am about to tell you may shock you so pay attention. Make sure you share…
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Winchester Virginia | High Compromised Credentials Count

Winchester Virginia Businesses Have Staggering Compromised Credentials Count If that got your attention it should. Especially if you are a business owner in the Winchester Virginia area. So you still think cyber crime is something that only happens to big companies in big cities? Think again. I know a lot of people will be angry…
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Coronavirus Phishing Attacks

Coronavirus Phishing Attacks We all new it was going to happen. In fact I have been getting phishing emails for several weeks now. It started soon after the announcement of the outbreak in Wuhan, China. These attacks use every possible fear folks may have. They range from new more effective masks to more potent hand…
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Amazon Scam | A New Twist

This new twist for the Amazon scam does not contain any links but does have an attachment which includes malicious code.

Amazon Prime points scam

Your Amzon-Prime bucks  are expiring’ scammers attempt to elicit a response from unwary people. Then its, Congratulations! Your system has been hacked and your Identity has been stolen!

You have a payment in process…

This is among the type of spam/scam emails which may catch the unsuspecting person by surprise. Regardless of whether or not it brings a person to a site that downloads any malware, it certainly has the potential to

Cell Phone Security

Cell Phone Security

There are numerous way that bad actors can track your online usage. If you have ever clicked on an ad and then keep seeing the same ads following you around that is a very popular technique. Many people will put it off to just simple coincidence, but in reality it is far from that. All you have to do sometimes is visit a site and they have you.

You have been hacked phishing scam and extortion email

You have been hacked, they sent the email from your own account. They basically just spoofed your email address to make it look like it was sent from your account. Email spoofing is a relatively easy thing to do and it happens more than you think.