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SCARS|EDUCATION™ Insight: Cybercrime Is Big Business!

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Insight: Cybercrime Is Big Business! Source: DataQuest What Drives The Business Of Cybercrime? Easy access to consumer data, numerous avenues to attack, technology-driven sophisticated tools, and of course the prospect of making easy money continues to fuel the growth of cybercrime Every day, you get a spam email or message urging you to click a link to update your bank details or run the risk of the account getting closed. Every day, you get [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Insight: U.S. Government NIST Releases Version 1.0 of Government / Industry Privacy Framework

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Insight: U.S. Government NIST Releases Version 1.0 of Government / Industry Privacy Framework This U.S. National Institute Of Standards & Technology Tool Will Help Optimize The Beneficial Uses Of Online Data While Protecting Individual Privacy Our data-driven society has a tricky balancing act to perform: building innovative products and services that use personal data while still protecting people’s privacy. To help organizations keep this balance, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Cyber Basics: Three Random Words

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Cyber Basics: Three Random Words Three Random Words Or What Makes A Good Password? You're probably aware that there’s a lot of guidance out there on what makes a good password — and it can be incredibly confusing. This should help. We advise that you create passwords using three random words both because they are easier to remember and are hard to guess. You just put them together, like 'coffeetrainfish' or ‘walltinshirt’. You can [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Scam Alert: A New Kind Of Socially Engineered Scam

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Scam Alert: A New Kind Of Socially Engineered Scam A New Kind Of Scam Is Appearing Thanks To Google Searches ... You are minding your own business searching Google or Bing for left-handed kumquats or spring-tailed dandy-lions and you see a link to an interesting website link in the search results. You click on the link and it immediately redirects you to something else. A different website or page. If you have a good [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Cyber Basics: Creating A Safe Password

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Cyber Basics: Creating A Safe Password Creating A Strong Password Is An Essential Step To Protecting Yourself Online Using long and complex passwords is one of the easiest ways to defend yourself from cybercrime. No citizen is immune to cyber risk, but #BeCyberSmart and you can minimize your chances of an incident. SIMPLE TIPS TO SECURE IT Creating a strong password is easier than you think. Follow these simple tips to shake up your [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Psychology of Scams Video – Stranger Trust

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Psychology of Scams Video - Stranger Trust Stranger Trust Is A Documented Psychological Phenomenon That Opens The Door To Vulnerability! To learn more about Stranger Trust CLICK HERE » Do you remember not to talk to strangers? Stranger Trust is the first step in making yourself vulnerable! Once the scammer or cybercriminal is in the door, then you are lost control. THIS IS EXACTLY HOW SOCIAL ENGINEERING WORKS! Tags: Psychology of Scams, Stranger [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Cybersecurity: U.K. National Cyber Security Centre Training

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Cybersecurity: U.K. National Cyber Security Centre Training   The Cybersecurity Training Will Start Automatically And Appear In A Popup. To Exit The Popup, Just Click Outside Of The Screen.   [iframe-popup id="3"]     PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES WITH YOUR CONTACTS HELP OTHERS STAY SAFE ONLINE   SCARS|EDUCATION™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     TAGS:SCARS, U.K. National Cyber Security Centre, Government of the United Kingdom, Cybersecurity Top Tips, Cybersecurity Infographic, Phishing [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Cybercrime Infographic: U.K. Government – Stay Safe Online [INFOGRAPHIC]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Cybercrime Infographic: U.K. Government - Stay Safe Online [INFOGRAPHIC] Provided Courtesy of the National Cyber Security Centre of the United Kingdom Stay Safe Online: Top Tips Regardless of the size or type of organization you work for, it's important to understand why you might be vulnerable to cyberattack, and how to defend yourself. The advice summarised below is applicable to your working life and your home life. You should also familiarise yourself with any [...]

State of Local Cybercrime / Internet Crime Laws & Legislation in the United States

State of Local Cybercrime / Internet Crime Laws & Legislation in the United States 2018 Cybersecurity Legislation Catalog Provided by SCARS|ANALYTICS Division The following is a catalog of cybercrime / cybersecurity laws activity by states and territories in 2018. SCARS State Law Support Against Cybercrime / Cybersecurity Score: SCARS U.S. Legislative Cybercrime Score: F - Fail U.S. STATES With the U.S. House of Representatives in parallisys, it becomes the States to move the [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Guide: Phishing Email Scams

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Guide: Phishing Email Scams A Guide To Understanding Email Phishing Scams     PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES WITH YOUR CONTACTS HELP OTHERS STAY SAFE ONLINE   SCARS|EDUCATION™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: SCARS, Important Article, Information About Scams, Anti-Scam, Avoiding Phishing Scams, Phishing Scam Emails, Email Phishing Scams, Scam Emails, The Latest SCARS|RSN Posts FIND MORE SCAM NEWS «SCAMCRIME.COM» CHAT WITH SCARS|EDUCATION™ «CLICK HERE» [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Cybersecurity News: Chinese Access To Dating Apps

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Cybersecurity News: Chinese Access To Dating Apps American Cybersecurity Firm Discovers Mysterious Chinese Dating Apps Targeting US Customers Expose 42.5 Million Records Online A non-password protected Elastic database that was clearly associated with dating apps based on the names of the folders was found. The IP address of where it was found is located on a US server and a majority of the users appear to be Americans based on their user IP and [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Scam Warning: Blackmail Scam Messages

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Scam Warning: Blackmail Scam Messages WE RECEIVED THIS MESSAGE THROUGH ONE OF OUR WEBSITES: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Your computer, email and smartphone are hacked. We have all your photos, personal correspondence and access to bank accounts. On June 3, we will post on the Internet and send to all people who you have in contacts and social networks all [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Guide: How To Interrogate Someone You Suspect Of Being A Scammer

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Guide: How To Interrogate Someone You Suspect Of Being A Scammer Once You Begin To Suspect You Are Being Scammed Do Not Confront The Scammer That You Suspect Confronting the scammer is pointless - in fact, it can harm you. Instead, take some time and confirm it properly through the same interrogation techniques used by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation First, do not confront the scammer. Let them continue to believe [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Guide: Hacked Email

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Guide: Hacked Email If You Are A Scam Victim You May Have Shared Your Logins With Your Scammer Or Given Them The Clues To Crack Your Accounts! All of a sudden you get a flood of messages from friends and family. They’re getting emails from you with seemingly random links, or messages with urgent pleas to wire you money. It looks like your email or social media account might have been taken over. What do [...]

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Scam Basics: Too Many Friends

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Scam Basics: Too Many Friends ANTI-SCAM TIP: TOO MANY FRIENDS Let's be real for a second. Adding someone who has thousands of friends to your Facebook friend's list (or connections on any social media) is like unsafe sex! Any interaction is going to leave you infected. Why? Because there is no way that they actually know all of these people, so it automatically means they accept friends (or connections) that contact them out of [...]