It’s such a shame it’s come to this, but DARK PATTERNS are a reality, and all the Big Tech web sites use it. You should never have to put up with such sinister intentions. (more…)
Everyone has a COVID-19 angle to talk about and our friend Kim Komando is no exception! In this episode she’s going after the restaurant fraudsters — and we applaud her!
The cyber crime industry always looks for a disaster or cause to exploit for their own profit. The pandemic of COVID-19, coronavirus has represented the perfect opportunity to defraud people out of their money! Thanks to SpamCop agents all around the world like Safenetting.com, scams are being reported to the National Cyber Security Centre on a daily basis.
There’s been a lot of buzz lately about utilizing people’s location data on their smartphones to notify them when they’ve come into contact with someone who has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. Contact tracers is also becoming a hot topic.
At a time when the world seems to be standing still, it’s a hey-day for the cyber crime industry! Why would the crooks want to train-wreck a whiskey auction ???
This article is part of a series of short articles by analysts involved in the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, among others, highlighting and commenting upon aspects of the commission’s findings and conclusion. (more…)
In advance of the 2020 Presidential Election, Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections takes a deep dive into the weaknesses of today’s election technology, an issue that is little understood by the public or even lawmakers. (more…)
Have you noticed the same ads showing up in different places? Have you had the sneaky feeling you’re being watched? You mention something on your phone, then ads start showing up for that? Welcome to the connected world! (more…)
We often see parents using technology as a baby sitter. That’s pretty concerning, but then I see children in the 8, 9, to 12 range with YouTube channels, and Instagram movie channels, and discussion forums on Facebook. It’s a little bit more than concerning — knowing there are stalkers and predators collecting their every move!
Netscape has taken the initiative to ask “What does data collection mean for a child’s future?”
Change your password now. Seriously. The cybercrime industry has become so sophisticated they can run as many as 40-million tests per second on your password! This is bad. (more…)