Tag Archives: Cyber Crime


Scarier than Halloween: Cybersecurity attacks

Take a walk outside tonight and there’s a good chance you’ll find ghouls, goblins, vampires and maybe even zombies roaming the streets. Hey, it’s Halloween. These things happen. But potentially more frightening are threats inside your computer.  As October is  Continue Reading »

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October: Time to Emphasize “Virtual” Vigilance

Halloween scares come courtesy of ghosts, goblins and ghouls. Online threats are on the prowl year-round and go by names such as skimming, MITB attacks and the appropriately-named scareware. Here’s the second part of our feature on cyber crime and  Continue Reading »

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What’s Scarier Than Halloween? Cyber Crime

Every October 31 we dress ourselves in scary costumes, carve scary jack-o-lanterns, and celebrate Halloween. We have been carving pumpkins for Halloween in the United States since the mid-1800’s, and dressing in scary costumes of various supernatural figures since the  Continue Reading »

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April Foole: A Day in a Life that’s Fraught with Fraud

There’s an old saying that a fool and his (or her) money are easily parted. In honor of April Fools’ Day, here’s a cautionary tale about an office manager who seems oblivious to financial threats. See if you can identify  Continue Reading »

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Take Care…and Keep Your Identity to Yourself

“Take care!” Have you ever heard someone use that as a way of saying goodbye? Have you ever used it yourself? What exactly are we asking people to “take care” of? Do we only say it to friends who are  Continue Reading »

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