Spammers Create Fake Facebook Profiles

Wed, Apr 21, 2010

Facebook spammers are now creating fake user profiles to amass a large number of “friends” they can then sell to unsuspecting businesses. Worse yet, now these spammers have access to your personal information, which can lead to identity theft.

Beware, Facebook Password Email Scam

Sat, Apr 17, 2010

There is another Facebook email scam going around. This time victims receive an email instructing them to click on an attachment in order to retrieve the password. The attachment is really a password stealer, and once installed it can potentially access any username and password combination utilized on that computer – not just for the user’s Facebook account.

The 5 Most Important Steps for Internet Security

Sun, Apr 11, 2010

There are a lot of simple things you can do to keep yourself safe online. Here are the 5 most important things you can do today to maximize your web security.

Watch Out For Tax Season Phishing Scams

Sun, Apr 4, 2010

Every year during tax season, online criminals create fake irs.gov domains in an attempt to trick taxpayers into revealing their personal and financial information. Here’s how you can protect yourself from these scams.

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