Holiday 2021 – Types Of Scams & Cyber Attacks To Be Alert For

Holiday 2021 - Types Of Scams & Cyber Attacks To Be Alert For What To Avoid & Watch Out For! A SCARS Special report Remember That Everyone Can Be Scammed! So Be Careful! Are you scam smart and cyber conscious? Scammers ramp things up during the Holiday Season and more than ever you will be targeted! Are you knowledgeable enough to AVOID • DISCOVER • RECOVER from scams? Pay attention [...]

Ransomware Guide – A U.S. Government Report – DHS CISA December 2020

Understanding Ransomware - A U.S. Government Report U.S.Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Published December 2020 Presented by SCARS Understanding Ransomware - A CISC Guide We want to share this document with the public to help create a greater understanding of these crimes. Our mission is to help educate & prevent cybercrime for individuals and their employers. Overview of Ransomware Ransomware is a form of [...]

The Most Dangerous Malware EMOTET Disrupted Through Global Action

The Most Dangerous Malware EMOTET Disrupted Through Global Action Law enforcement and judicial authorities worldwide have this week disrupted one of the most significant botnets of the past decade: EMOTET Investigators have now taken control of its infrastructure in an international coordinated action! EMOTET Has Been One Of The Most Professional And Long-Lasting Cybercrime Services Out There First discovered as a banking Trojan Virus in 2014, the malware [...]

How Bad Is It, Really?

The State of Cybercriminality In Real-Time! Here is a real-time map showing global cyber threats courtesy of Kaspersky and CyberArmedSecurity.com Turn on or off the options at the bottom of the map to see the different types of attacks.  Turn on or off the options at the bottom of the map to see the different types of attacks.

SCARS™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware

SCARS™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware All about ransomware Ever wondered what all the ransomware fuss is about? You've heard about it at the office or read about it in the news. Maybe you've got a pop-up on your computer screen right now warning of a ransomware infection. Well, if you’re curious to learn all there is to know about ransomware, you’ve come to the right place. We'll tell you about ransomware’s different forms, how [...]

SCARS™ CYBER BASICS: Ransomware

SCARS™ CYBER BASICS: Ransomware Ransomware Is A Multi-Billion Dolar Industry This document is written for more technical readers. Ransomware is malware that locks your computer and mobile devices or encrypts your electronic files. When this happens, you can’t get to the data unless you pay a ransom. HOWEVER, THIS IS NOT GUARANTEED AND YOU SHOULD NEVER PAY! What Is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents you from accessing your computer (or the [...]

URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Viewers Of RomanceScamsNow.com [RESOLVED]

URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Viewers Of RomanceScamsNow.com [RESOLVED] IT APPEARS THAT THE FALSE REPORT HAS BEEN RESOLVED AND IS NOT SHOWING NOW. IT WAS MALWARE BYTES THAT WAS SHOWING THIS AND THEY HAVE FIXED THEIR TOOLS TO CORRECT THE FALSE REPORT. IF YOU STILL SEE THIS, THEN CLOSE AND REOPEN MALWARE BYTES SINCE IT HAS BEEN UPDATED You may be seeing an alert notice from MalwareBytes virus scammer about PUP and OneSignal We are seeing this also, [...]

NEW TREND IN ROMANCE SCAMS

THE NEW TREND IN ROMANCE SCAMS PERMANENT DOMINATION THROUGH MALWARE So far, romance scam victims have been incredibly lucky in one respect. Yes, they have lost much to the scammers, but the scammers were focused on a one-dimensional attack. A straight on manipulative attack to gain money. However, what comes with vast amounts of money? As we have seen with the Drug Cartels - with endless streams of money comes incredible sophistication: in organization in [...]

Scammer Dangers

What are the dangers from scammers? You know the obvious one - you fall for a scammer and they take your soul and money. But are their other dangers? THAT IS A BIG FAT YES! So what are they? PROBLEM #1: Access. To start with the obvious, by friending a scammer you give them access to your family and friends, even your children! This is how they prospect for more victims, like a leech they [...]