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Spotting Scams & Anti-Scam Tips – Article Catalog

Spotting Scams & Anti-Scam Tips - Article Catalog The Clues & Tips To Help You Avoid Scams & Scammers From the basics to detailed red flags! Learn how to avoid scams now and in the future! A SCARS Topic Collection Updated: July 29, 2021 Scams Are Complex And Contain Hidden Dangers! Staying Safe Online Requires That you Have More Than Attitude & Intelligence! It Requires Specialized Knowledge! In [...]

McAfee’s Guide To Sharing Online Safely

McAfee's Ultimate Guide To Sharing Online Courtesy of McAfee Presented by SCARS In A Recent Article By Mcafee, They Laid Out The Essentials For Sharing Safely Online And In Social Media Source: https://www.mcafee.com/blogs/consumer/consumer-cyber-awareness/the-ultimate-guide-to-safe-sharing-online/ The following is shared with our audience in the hope that we can help reduce scamming that comes from scammers targeting those that over-share online! Here are three ways online users share too much information [...]

Inhuman Attackers! What Are Bots?

Inhuman Attackers! What Are Bots? A Kaspersky Insight Bots Everywhere! A ‘bot’ – short for robot – is a software program that performs automated, repetitive, pre-defined tasks. Bots typically imitate or replace human user behavior. Because they are automated, they operate much faster than human users. They carry out useful functions, such as customer service or indexing search engines, but they can also come in the form of [...]

Using Caution with Email Attachments

Using Caution with Email Attachments A SCARS Insight Why Are Attachments A Concern? While email attachments are a popular and convenient way to send documents, they are also a common source of viruses. Use caution when opening attachments, even if they appear to have been sent by someone you know. Why can email attachments be dangerous? Some of the characteristics that make email attachments conv