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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 [...]

You have to be as smart as the Cybercriminals!

You have to be as smart as the Cybercriminals! Use additional disposable email addresses for your own safety! The scammers do this easily and you should too! Originally published February 4, 2015 Using Additional Email Addresses As Protection On Today's Internet, you have to be as Smart as the Scammers & Cybercriminals And one of the strategies that can be very helpful is the use of multiple email [...]

SCARS™ Commentary: The Odds Of Being Scammed Again

SCARS™ Commentary: The Odds Of Being Scammed Again Here Is An Exercise In Understanding How Intuition (Or Your Gut) Is More Likely Wrong Than Right WATCH THIS VIDEO AND THEN READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE Was Your Intuition Right? The simple act of relying on your gut is by definition wrong. That is why knowledge and behaviors are a better approach to your safety than your intuition. Dealing with complexity is both something we [...]

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 [...]

Skype Dangers

Skype Calling Dangers Some have asked why they use Skype? The first thing you have to ask yourself is why not? Scammers individually are not very smart. There are brilliant ones, and others incredibly dumb. But scamming is an industry, and like any industry, they have supporters - technicians and technologists that provide services for scammers. A woman was recently arrested in the Uk for writing scripts for scammers - and she made a good [...]