Social Media Safety – Securing Key Accounts

Social Media Safety Securing Key Accounts A SCARS Insight Your Social Media Platforms Staying Safe Online Is No Joke! Social media platforms have become an integral part of online lives. Social networks are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be wary about how much personal information you post. Staying safe online requires knowledge and skill, and the sooner you learn this the better off you [...]

No Social Media Cares About Your Safety – The New Bottled App Is No Exception

No Social Media Cares About Your Safety The New Bottled App Is No Exception Your Online Safety Matters! A SCARS Insight People never learn ... Especially businesses - after decades of online crime we see an endless stream of great ideas that just lead to more victims! The new Bottled App is no exception! It's a new social media platform to connect you with more strangers, but what could [...]

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 [...]

FBI Advice On Children’s Online Dangers

FBI Advice On Children's Online Dangers Advice on how to keep your family safe online! United States Attorney’s Office, FBI Warns of Online Dangers As the world continues to operate in a more virtual environment due to COVID-19 restrictions, Acting United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar and Christopher R. Derrickson, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Richmond Division are reminding people to continue to be vigilant [...]

United Nations Decide That Children Have A Human Right To Be Online

United Nations Decide That Children Have A Human Right To Be Online This goes against many national laws such as the U.S. Children's Online Privacy & Protection Act All parents should be aware of the potential for significant risk to children from this. The United Nations appears to be making access to the internet a human right for children. This sounds great on paper, but is it really [...]

SCARS™ Online Safety – COPPA Regulation: A Few Tips To Keep Your Child Safe Online

SCARS™ Online Safety - COPPA Regulation: A Few Tips To Keep Your Child Safe Online Protecting Your Child’s Privacy Online [lwptoc] As a parent, you have control over the personal information companies collect online from your kids under 13. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act gives you tools to do that. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule. If a site or service is covered by COPPA, it has [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online

SCARS™ 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. [lwptoc] 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 manage [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Facebook Cracking Down Or Just On Crack?

SCARS™ Insight: Facebook Cracking Down Or Just On Crack? - - - - - - - - - NEW FACEBOOK SEXUAL CONTENT LIMITS In December of 2018 Facebook instituted new Community Standards to limit all "sexually explicit or suggestive" content. This has resulted in photos being removed even though the women were fully clothed - they just looked sexy! This will limit the display of stolen photos used by scammers against men. It may also [...]

Facebook 10 Year Challenge Scam/Hoax – a SCARS™ Special Report

SCARS™ Special Report: Facebook 10 Year Challenge Scam/Hoax 10 Year Challenge: A Social media Scam Or A Funny Memes Post? If you frequently use Social media, you must have noticed a trend in the past two weeks of people posting their selfies side-by-side, one at current age in 2019 and another one from ten years ago, 2009. Hollywood celebrities like Tom Cruise, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Hudson, Isla Fisher, Ryan Seacrest, etc. all are seen promoting this [...]

US|GCP™ Guide To Scams and Your Small Business

US|GCP™ Guide To Scams and Your Small Business Proudly shared by SCARS™ If you own a small business or are part of a non-profit organization, you spend a lot of time and effort making sure the organization works well. But when scammers go after your organization, it can hurt your reputation and your bottom line. Your best protection? Learn the signs of scams that target businesses. Then tell your employees and colleagues what to look [...]

2 men accused of blackmailing Tony Clement over explicit images arrested in Ivory Coast – SCARS™ Scam News

SCARS™ Scam News: 2 men accused of blackmailing Tony Clement over explicit images arrested in Ivory Coast 2 men accused of blackmailing Tony Clement over explicit images arrested in Ivory Coast Two men in West African country of Ivory Coast are accused of posing as a woman online to blackmail former Conservative MP Tony Clement with sexually explicit photos he sent them. Clement, who is married with three children, admitted in November to sending [...]

SCARS™ SCAM VICTIM WARNING

SCARS™ SCAM VICTIM WARNING Official SCARS Statement Scam victims are being contacted on Facebook by someone from an amateur pretender one man anti-scam group to get victims to leave their support and recovery programs to join his. He is engaged in a campaign of defamation against our organization and others. Please be careful about who you believe out there. Some anti-scammers are so full of rage and hate that anyone not with them is an [...]

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 [...]

SCARS™ Cyber Basics: Social Media Cybersecurity

SCARS™ Cyber Basics: Social Media Cybersecurity Now More Than Ever, Consumers Spend Increasing Amounts Of Time On The Internet With every social media account you sign up for, every picture you post, and status you update, you are sharing information about yourself with the world. How can you be proactive to stay safe online and, “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.”? You have to be Cyber Smart and take these simple steps to connect with confidence [...]

Top Online Privacy Tips [VIDEO] – SCARS™ ScamTV™ & Stop|Think|Connect™

SCARS™ ScamTV™ & Stop|Think|Connect™ : Top Online Privacy Tips [VIDEO]   To Join SCARS Visit www.AgainstScams.org To See All Of Our SCARS / RSN Anti-Scam Posters Click Here » Copyright © Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Incorporated [SCARS] Third-Party Copyrights Acknowledged A Division Of The Society Of Citzens Against Relationship Scams Inc. [SCARS] RSN Founded 1991 • SCARS Founded 2015 www.AgainstScams.org     SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: SCARS, ScamTV,  [...]

LGBTQ Online Safety Guide – SCARS™ Insight

SCARS™ Insight: LGBTQ Online Safety Guide What LGBTQ Communities Should Know About Online Safety Download the LGBTQ_Online_Safety Guide [PDF] »   SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: LGBTQ, Online Safety, Stop-Think-Connect, USDHS, Department of Homeland Security, Cybersafety, Cybersecurity, END   - - - Tell us about your experiences with Romance Scammers in our Scams Discussion Forum on Facebook » - - - FAQ: How Do You Properly Report Scammers? It is essential that law enforcement knows [...]