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SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Uninvited Strangers

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Uninvited Strangers This Is Not Terribly Complicated - You Just Have To Stop Talking With Strangers Online Everyone on Social Media gets contact and friend requests almost daily until you decide to stop it! When you get a FRIEND REQUEST from someone you do not know - it is important to decline it AND THEN MARK IT AS SPAM IF THE PLATFORM HAS THAT OPTION! Facebook, LinkedIn, and others have options to [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Alert: Scammers Ask Victims To Install Software Or Apps

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Alert: Scammers Ask Victims To Install Software Or Apps WARNING: If A Scammer Asked You To Install Software Or An App Get Rid Of It! We are finding that a new trick that scammers are employing is to ask victims to install remote access software / apps on their computers and phones! These Include:  ANYDESK, TEAM VIEWER, and Others. What this does is give the scammer remote access and remote control of your [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams Video – Stranger Trust

SCARS|RSN™ 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|RSN™ Scam Basics: 9 Steps To Avoiding Online Fraud

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: 9 Steps To Avoiding Online & Real-Life Fraud   1 - Spot Imposters / Fakes Scammers often pretend to be someone you trust, like a government official, a family member, a charity, or a company you do business with. Don’t send money or give out personal information in response to an unexpected request – whether it comes as a text, a phone call or an email. 2 - Do Online Searches - [...]

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

SCARS|RSN™ 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|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   WOULD YOU HELP US HELP SCAM VICTIMS?   TAGS:SCARS, U.K. National Cyber Security Centre, Government of the United [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Confirming Recorded Videos In Skype & Video Chats

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Confirming Recorded Videos In Skype & Video Chats Almost Every Day Victims Claim They Had Real Video Chats With Impersonated Soldiers, Engineers, Diplomats, and Adult Video Stars They were completely convinced that the video was real, even though it is impossible. The reality is that these were recorded videos stolen and then played back during the chat! BUT HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE? Let Start With What Is Known FACT #1: Scammers steal photos [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Phishing Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Phishing Scam Phishing Scams Are Everywhere! From Email To Text Messages! Every Day Hundreds Of Thousands Of Victims Fall For These Carefully Crafted Bogus Scams! You Probably Have One In Your Email Inbox Right This Second! Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by disguising oneself as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Typically carried out by email spoofing [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Nigerian Advance Fee [419] Fraud / Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Nigerian Advance Fee [419] Fraud / Scam The Famous Nigerian Prince Email Scams Remain Alive & Well! Even Today, Hundreds Of Thousands Of Victims Fall For These Patently Ridiculous Scam Schemes! You Probably Have One In Your Email Inbox Right This Second! Advance Fee Fraud scams come in many forms from the Nigerian Prince who has $17 gazillion dollars in a trunk, to an Afghan Princess with a box of [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Lotto Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Lotto Scam Lotos Scams Are Extremely Common, You Probably Have One In Your Email Inbox Right This Second! Lottery and Sweepstakes scams come in many forms from Apple and Microsoft Lotteries to BMW, and almost every major corporation that you can think of. However, they almost all have things in common that you can use to identify Lotto scams for yourself or for family and friends. HERE IS A TYPICAL [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Blackmail Scam Messages

SCARS|RSN™ 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|RSN™ Scam Basics: A Taxonomy

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: A Taxonomy There Are A Lot Of Different Words Or Terms Used To Describe Different Kinds Of People Involved In Romance Scams! WARNING: SOME OF THESE TERMS USED BY NIGERIAN AND OTHER SCAMMERS ARE OFFENSIVE - DISCRETION IS ADVISED Here Is A Guide To The Meaning Of Many Of Those Terms (A Taxonomy) TERMS FOR THE PEOPLE INVOLVED IN SCAMS: ACCESSORY (SUPPORTER): someone in the victim's own country working with the scammer [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics:  Scammer Grammar!

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics:  Scammer Grammar! Originally Published January 2010 - Updated April 20, 2019 One of the easiest ways to spot scammers from Ghana, or Nigeria, etc. is their use of language. Introduction To Scammer Grammer They have learned it is better to steal information from others - to steal profile text from real people. Or to use the chat session scripts they buy - but eventually, they may have to modify them [...]

Why Do Scammers Always Ask You To Chat Somewhere Else? – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Why Do Scammers Always Ask You To Chat Somewhere Else? Why Do They Ask To Chat Somewhere Else? First, it is important to understand the risks of social media for scammers. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are high-value properties for scammers and they are easily lost. It takes time to create a profile and if they are talking with 20 victims they can't have all of that activity on their profile. So they [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online From: First Lady Melania Trump, White House, and the Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C. This guide from the Federal Trade Commission covers issues to raise with kids about living their lives online. Introduction By First Lady Melania Trump As First Lady, I want to nurture the most valuable part of our society and our future: children. As adults, we take responsibility for helping children [...]