Tag Archives: phishing

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 »

Equifax Does it Again [Almost]: A lesson to be learned

Equifax Does it Again [Almost]:  A lesson to be learned The Great Equifax Breach of 2017, allowed hackers to obtain sensitive information from approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. In order “to assist” victims of the attack, Equifax set up a website where people could go learn whether or not they were affected by the breach.… Read More »