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The Insider Threat – The Networks of Scammers

The Insider Threat - The Networks of Scammers A SCARS Insight Did You Become A Target Because Of Your Connections? Scammers Are Very Much Like Telemarketers, They Work Through Lists And Networks Scammers need new prospects just like any mass-marketing company. They work through those on their lists, but constantly need to find new prospect victims. But as any telemarketer will tell you success or failure is all [...]

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Too Many Friends

SCARS™ 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 [...]


IT'S ALMOST AN APOCALYPSETell you friends that they have to stop making friends with every unknown person that asks them!Tell them that when they give an unknown person access to their profile, they also give them access to your profile and your friends, and so on, and so on ...Tell them, they should treat unknown friend requests just like unprotected contact with strangers in real life!Tell them they are also giving them access to the [...]