Have you heard about vishing or smishing? Well, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center has. The agency says vishing and smashing, along with the better-known phishing, claims the most victims of any type of Internet crime. But what are vishing and smishing? Vishing Vishing is a fraud technique very similar to phishing, except that it’s […]
You receive an email from Unclaimed-Stimulus-Check-Infoteam@acc0unt.com urging that you have “(1) Unclaimed Stimulus Check” accompanied by a flashing pink button that states “CLAIM YOUR REWARD NOW”! You may be tempted to press that big glowing button and claim your stimulus check for $1400 and finally get the money from the government to buy that new
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was passed into law in 2018, the most comprehensive data privacy law yet in the United States. The law took into effect January 1, 2020, and will require all U.S. companies to implement a number of initiatives in order to make their companies data privacy compliant. CCPA began to
Website security should be a top priority for all website-owners – especially those in e-commerce. In e-commerce operations, you should ensure that your website is secure for your clients. A safe website should of course be a priority to protect your clients’ privacy, but it may also be essential for you to attract new customers.
Ever wondered how much information the websites you visit save about you? Many websites have utilized browser fingerprinting as an extremely accurate way to identify and track your information. The European Union, wary of this nefarious method of bypassing cookie blockers, is implementing the General Data Protection Regulation as a means of covering this covert
The Internet can be a dangerous place, and there is no such thing as 100% security. Most of us will end up suffering an infection from malicious software at some point. Even the most security-conscious user, and even someone who never clicks on any kind of email attachment, can still get hit just by having
At the beginning of 2017 Google and other search engines will begin paying more attention to sites that are secured with SSL certificates. In the next few years sites that are not encrypted with an SSL certificate may even be blocked. It is especially important to have the extra layer of security that a SSL certificate provides when