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RSN™ Special Report: Revisiting Facebook Insanity – Giving African Developers Access To Your Data!

RSN™ Special Report: Revisiting Facebook Insanity - Giving African Developers Access To Your Data! You All Remember Cambridge Analytica, Right? What If African Scammer Cartels Had Access To All Of Your Real Information Just Like Cambridge Analytica? They could know in detail how to use social engineering to target you based on what ads you look at, what groups you join, and friends you have! In short, they could target victims based upon  every bit [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Europol Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2018

RSN™ Special Report: Europol Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2018 Europol Warns You Could Become A Cybercrime Victim From ransomware through to cryptocurrency scams, Europol says it wants to stop criminals from making you a victim. Europol has warned of 15 ways in which people can fall prey to cybercriminals as it launched a report on the dangers of the web. The report, the fifth annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), is being presented [...]

RSN™ Guide: Facebook Verified?

RSN™ Guide: Facebook Verified? What does this even mean? Facebook provides various ways the profile and page owners can be verified for the confidence of Facebook visitors. Unfortunately, some are rock solid and others types of verifications have serious flaws. The first thing to always remember about Facebook is that it is run by human beings, and many are poorly trained in how to recognize certain scams and scammers. So always be cautious online no matter [...]

SCARS™ Infographic: Taking Your Life In Your Hands

SCARS™ Infographic: Taking Your Life In Your Hands Being Online Can Be Deadly If You Use The Internet To Meet Partners You Are Taking Your Life In Your Hands! EACH YEAR THERE ARE: 16,000 ABDUCTIONS 100+ MURDERS 1,000s OF RAPES 10% OF KNOWN SEX OFFENDERS USE THE INTERNET Be More Careful! BASED ON USDHS STATS FOR 2017 INFOGRAPHIC COPYRIGHT © 2018 SCARS Being Online Can Be Deadly - Be More Careful     [...]

RSN™ Guide: Romance Scam Infidelity

RSN™ Guide: Romance Scam Infidelity We All Know What A Romance Scam Is? You are vulnerable, maybe lonely, and you let a stranger into your life online. Maybe you were ready for a relationship, maybe not. You made a bad decision and you let the wrong stranger in, the rest is what it is. After the initial bad decision psychology suggests that you were manipulated and it was beyond your control until you reached the point where [...]

RSN™ Guide: How Scammers Work

RSN™ Guide: How Scammers Work Step By Step They Dig For Your Dollars! The following diagrams show step by step how scammers work their victims, including money mules.   Basic Romance Scams - Manipulation Model   The Nigerian Scammer Model   The Money Mule Model - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - WESTERN UNION REPAYMENT [...]

OFFICIAL U.S. Government Document: Joint Services Sextortion Brochure

OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT DOCUMENT: Joint Service Sextortion Brochure This document provides guidance for  U.S. Servicemembers on blackmail exploitation from Sextortion and is useful for others as well. To Avoid Falling Victim To Sextortion Refrain from engaging in sexually explicit activities online, such as posting or exchanging compromising photos/videos. Adjust social media privacy settings and accounts to limit information available to unknown persons. Exercise caution when accepting “friend” requests or communicating with unknown persons online. Avoid advertising or discussing U.S. [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Millennials Are Scammed More Often Than Parents

RSN™ Special Report: Millennials Are Scammed More Often Than Parents Millennials Scammed Out Of More Money Than Their Grandparents Move over, grandma and grandpa. Your Millennial grandkids reported losing money to financial scams last year more than you did, new government data shows. In all, 40 percent of Americans in their twenties who reported fraud in 2017 indicated they lost money to the schemes, the Federal Trade Commission said last week in its annual databook [...]

RSN™ Guide: Sharing Your Scam Story

RSN™ Guide: Sharing Your Scam Story BE CAREFUL! Recently a series of incidents occurred where victims have come forward to speak with the press and others and it resulted in serious consequences for the victim. We are not going to disclose the details or the identities of the victims involved. However, the consequences of "coming out" can be life-changing and it is not something to consider lightly. FIRST: We Recommend Sharing Your Story Sharing your story [...]

RSN™ Guide: Scammer Crime Scene Investigation

RSN™ Guide: Scammer Crime Scene Investigation Profile Forensics Updated September 4, 2018 When You Connect With A Stranger, Look At Their Profile With A Critical Eye! Of Course, You Should Not Be Talking To Strangers Online! But You Probably Ignored That Warning! Look for the RED FLAGS If you see any, walk away! Don't try to explain it away. Just go! Walk Through The Profile It is important that you look before and after accepting [...]

RSN™ Guide: 15 BASIC Warning Signs Of Romance Scamming

RSN™ Guide: 15 BASIC Warning Signs Of Romance Scamming Back To The Basics Since New Victims Come Along Every Day! THE FOLLOWING WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 2011 - BUT THEIR TACTICS REMAIN THE SAME Here are the Warning Signs to look out for with Romance Scams: APPARENT AGE: Scammers use stolen photos from modeling sites and magazines, and military soldiers. Look at the apparent age of the person in the photo compared to the age [...]

RSN™ Guide: Simple Steps for Internet Safety

RSN™ Guide: Simple Steps for Internet Safety Updated: August 2018 In today’s digital world, online safety should be of paramount concern for all individuals and organizations because the threats posed by cybercriminals can’t be ignored. And to counteract these threats, there are steps you can take to minimize the risks associated with doing any kind of business online, surfing the Internet, and/or sharing information on social media sites. The first step to greater Internet safety [...]

RSN™ Guide: You Are An Adult – So At Least Take Steps To Protect Yourself

RSN™ Guide: You Are An Adult - So At Least Take Steps To Protect Yourself Alright, You Are In A Relationship With A Man Or Women That You Are Sure Is Real! You are absolutely sure they are real and that it is all a fairy tale - you will live magically happy ever after! They have Unicorn Dust Coming Out Of Their Eyes! Nothing we can say is going to dissuade you from your online relationship. [...]

RSN™ Guide: Avoiding The Latest Blackmail Scam

RSN™ Guide: Avoiding The Latest Blackmail Scam Scammers Are Experts At Manipulation, We Know This, Right? But their expertise runs to far more than just romance scams. It includes a range of blackmail scams and extortion online as well. Many of you have experienced scammers treats and extortion attempts at the end of a romance scam, from public shaming to treats of killing your children. Another type of scam they engage in is the randomize [...]

RSN™ Guide: What Really Is Western Union?

RSN™ Guide: What Really Is Western Union? The Western Union Company Is An American Financial Service And Communications Company Few know that it is also the World's Largest BANK, with branches in nearly 150 countries. Its North American headquarters is in Meridian, Colorado, although the postal designation of nearby Englewood is used in its mailing address. Up until it discontinued the service in 2006, Western Union was the best-known U.S. company in the business of [...]

RSN™ Guide: Victim Bashing or Blaming

RSN™ Guide: Victim Bashing or Blaming Victim Blaming or Bashing - The SCARS View Victim blaming occurs when the victim of a crime or any wrongful act is held entirely or partially at fault for the harm that befell them. The study of Victimology seeks to mitigate the perception of victims as responsible. There is a greater tendency to blame victims of rape or romance scams than victims of robbery if victims and perpetrators know each other. Hey, Don't Blame The Victim! [...]

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