cyber crime

Lets face it; technology is everywhere in our daily lives. So much so that we have gotten to the point where we use it without a thought. Hackers and thieves depend on a certain level...

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). In recognition the African-American Cyber Report will be participating with the Department of Homeland Security to promote awareness of cyber security issues and personal safety online. Each...

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Holiday shopping for the best deal is a chore. Like most smart shoppers you use whatever tools you can find to get that great deal. But avoiding holiday scams is a real job and you...

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Online Holiday Shopping 2016 – Security Basics

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Twice a year scammers crawl from underneath rocks and other nasty places to celebrate special holidays. First, tax season, then the holiday season. African-Americans using the Internet for holiday shopping need to be on guard...

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ALERT! – Amazon Email Scam – ALERT!

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cyber criminals are sending out fake Amazon emails telling you that there is a problem with your order. Customers are being told to resolve the problem by clicking on a link to confirm certain information. The scam...

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Tax Season 2016 – Claim Your Refund ASAP!

February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tax season 2016 is heating up rapidly. And as we’ve told you it is also scam season. Cyber crooks and identity thieves can’t  wait to use those millions of stolen Social Security numbers to file...

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Pay-at-the-Pump Skimming on the Rise

November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Security experts are warning of a rise in skimming attacks at gas stations. Millions of African-Americans use self-service gas pumps everyday and could be vulnerable to skimming attacks. Skimming attacks are expected to rise significantly...

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Secure Payments Arrive For Black Consumers

February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hackers have been having a absolute field day breaking into store payment systems and stealing credit card data with impunity. The problem is intolerable for the consumer and costing everyone money everyday. Kaspersky Labs reported...

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Newest Social Media Scams

August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Social media is where a lot of black people hangout online. Its the place to be online. But African-Americans need to understand that social media is the heart of scam country.The newest social media scams...

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A recent study of online banks and merchants by Kaspersky Labs indicate that banks pay up but don’t bother to investigate cybrecrime. These banks would rather pay off the claim rather than secure their systems....

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