Scam Alert #16 —Plant takeovers & face tracking

Big machines at big plants and factories may not all be secure. Researchers found new security holes in two kinds of software used in oil and gas plants, utilities and…

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What is a password manager?

You have too many passwords already. And now you hear you’re supposed to have a different password for each account. How on earth will you remember them all? The answer?…

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Do these things to shop scam-free this week & beyond 

These steps will help you stay safe while shopping in the stores or online.   Someday soon, you will be able to snooze off the third helping of turkey on your couch…

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Not your dad’s Nigeria scam

Scammers change their tactics to get your money—and succeed.   You could spot a Nigeria scam if you saw one, right? Take this suspicious e-mail that showed up in my inbox this…

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Return the money or face arrest, judge orders tech scheme owner

The head of a massive used tech operation is found in contempt of court after reports of disappearing money.   Pay it back, or you could go to jail.  That’s the message…

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You may be a fake follower & not even know it

  Research uncovers secret scheme that takes over your connected devices & uses them to make fake fan accounts.   How do you feel when you find out someone has…

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