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3 Phishy Things to Watch Out For

The key to protecting yourself from phishing attacks and email scams is to recognize the elements used to trap you. Phishing is the use of social engineering on the Internet that tries to get you to click on links or enter your personal credentials like passwords, bank or credit card details, or other personal data. […]

‘Tis the season for Facebook hoaxes

In our ‘connected’ online world, it’s very easy for hoaxes to spread. This gives us the opportunity to see lots of examples. Some we receive directly from the hoaxsters, others are forwarded to us by our readers (Thank you!). Since hoaxes are intended to trick you in some way, they need to at least attempt […]

Beware of Target (We’re Sorry!!!) hoax email

A reader just submitted to us an email that was sent to him supposedly by Target as an apology for the stolen credit card data that had been used at their brick and mortar stores at the end of November. As far as we can tell, this is a hoax – and not a particularly […]