Category Archives: Scams

If You Have Children or Grandchildren Read This

If You Have Children or Grandchildren Read This Researchers at Check Point have discovered malware in apps aimed at children which display porn advertisements, encourage installation of fake security software, and steal personal information and credentials. The apps were available from Google Play and since the report (featured below) was published, Google has removed the apps and the… 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. Around the same… Read More »

143 Million U.S. Consumers Affected by Equifax Data Breach

143 Million U.S. Consumers Affected by Equifax Data Breach Equifax is one of the “big three” credit reporting agencies. So, even if you don’t do business with Equifax directly, they know your business. Equifax knows all about you: Your credit card numbers, your social security number, your home address, your phone number(s), the banks you do business with,… Read More »