Tax season and the holidays are special to criminals. The latest target of criminals is none other than the U.S. Postal Service and the millions of deliveries it makes over the holiday season.  The scam is simple but effective. These criminals simply sign up for the postal service Informed Delivery service using your address. Identity...

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The holiday shopping season has snuck up on you again! Consumers are looking desperately for the best deals and trying to keep track of prices across the web and in stores. Now Firefox has a new tool that will ease your shopping madness. The new Firefox plugin, called “Price Wise“ is currently being tested. The...

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Tech Benefits for Military and Veterans

November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Technology services companies are reaching out to military members and veterans more than ever before. Service members are finding that the tech sector has placed an emphasis on serving them as they have served. For military veterans seeking employment Google has launched a new search feature that uses the military occupation code. Military members will...

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ALERT! – New Banking Scam – ALERT!

November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yet another banking scam is hitting consumers. Cyber criminals are using a combination of fake text messages and card-less ATMs to rip-off  unsuspecting consumers. According to Krebs on Security the scam has hit big for the criminals very quickly. Krebs reported that the scammers have stolen $68,000 from 125 Fifth Third Bank customers in Illinois, Michigan...

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Twitter announced it has hired God-is Rivera as its first ever Director of Culture and Community. Twitter’s plan for Rivera is to “better serve and engage communities.”  Twitter plans to use its brand marketing, campaigns, events and other experiences. According to a Twitter press release Rivera’s job will be to ensure the company’s campaigns and programs...

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Breach Brief – HSBC Bank, Radisson Hotel Group

November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. customer of HSBC bank are being alerted to a data breach that compromised customer information. The bank has reported no signs of fraud. Based in London, U.K., HSBC says only U.S. customers are affected. According to HSBC the breach ran from Oct. 4 to Oct. 14. The bank said in a statement that it...

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Intel Hits Diversity Goal

November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Computer chip maker Intel announced it has hit its diversity goals aheads of the self imposed 2020 dead line. Intel, the largest chip maker in the U.S., released its annual diversity report on Wednesday. Intel established its diversity goals in 2015 and dedicated $300 million to the objective of  “improving diversity and inclusion in the...

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Oscar nominated movie producer and director Ava DuVernay has tweeted that she is working on a documentary on the life of rock legend Prince to be shown on Netflix. Though Prince was notoriously private in life the singer’s estate is cooperating fully. DuVernay has been granted full access to interviews, archival footage, photos and other...

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ALERT! – Social Security Scam -ALERT!

November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

  If you, or a loved one, gets a call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) you best be on alert. According to the Federal Trade Commission scammers are using spoofed phone numbers seeking personal information. Consumer Reports says that the incoming calls show SSA’s customer service number, 800-772-1213, on...

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Is Netflix playing games with black viewers? Although the streaming network is hiring black directors and producers to produce original content a mong them are Shonda Rhimes  producer of  “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “How to Get Away with Murder.” Kenya Barris, producer of “Black-ish” signed a deal with Netflix in August of this year. But are they using black...

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