Tag Archives: identity theft

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. And we’re going to use this occasion to remind you how important strong passwords are. In most cases, the only barrier between your personal information and the criminals who are out to steal your money and identity is your password.… Read More »

How to Use Your Browser’s Address Bar to Stay Safe Online

    How to Use Your Browser’s Address Bar to Stay Safe Online We have featured this information before, but it’s important enough to revisit it. Why? Because it’s all about your safety. The information in this article can protect you from identity theft and/or from having your bank account cleaned out, our your credit… Read More »

Phishing is the Internet’s Most Successful Con [A Great Read]

Phishing Is the Internet’s Most Successful Con Tricking people out of sensitive information online is far too easy. (From “The Atlantic” ) In the classic 1973 heist movie The Sting, two con men—played by Robert Redford and Paul Newman—build a fictitious world in a Depression-era Chicago basement to defraud a corrupt banker. They make an… Read More »

Phight Phishing With This Cloudeight Site Pick

Phight Phishing With This Cloudeight Site Pick There is no doubt that phishing is one of the most devious yet common ways that criminals and miscreants steal identities, credit card numbers, bank account passwords, Social Security numbers and more personal information. Most would guess that hacking is the way most people are ripped off, but… Read More »

Your Browser’s Address Bar is Your Friend

Your Browser’s Address Bar is Your Friend If you use any popular browser it has an address bar. The address bar is where you type in the address (URL) of a site you want to visit. It’s also the place where you can see the address of the site your on. So, if you get… Read More »