Social engineering

African-Americans have embraced mobile technology.  According to Pew Research African-Americans are more likely to use mobile technology, smartphones and tablets, to access the Internet than whites. So we should be more aware of how to...

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Back to School – Student Identity Theft

September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Identity theft is rampant. It it the fastest growing Internet crime and black college students should be aware of the vulnerability of their personal information. According to the Better Business Bureau college students are prime...

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Tax season is scam season. It is also a good time to talk to elderly people about their tax returns. In the age of the Internet, email and smartphones older people to get confused and...

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Tax Season 2017 -Who’s Doing Your Taxes?

March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tax season is scam season and the cyber crooks are trying every possible trick to get your money. African-Americans, people of color, senior citizens and immigrants are especially targeted. Why? Because we are not educating...

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Car Hacking is Real!

March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

As you know cars are more and more reliant on technology. Internet connected cars provide everything from GPS directions, to entertainment to monitoring how well you and your engine are performing. And anything connected to...

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Breach Brief – FBI, DHS

February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The personal information of nearly 30,000 federal employees, including FBI employees may have been compromised.  According to Motherboard.com an anonymous hacker used a compromised Department of Justice email account to gain access to the department’s intranet....

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App of the Week – LoungeBuddy

June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s vacation season and that means you’ll be travelling. And travelling sometimes means airports, delayed or cancelled flights, long security lines and crowded gates during layovers. That’s why LoungeBuddy is the App of the Week....

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How Not to Get Hacked in Six Easy Steps

April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Getting hacked is so easy that it is almost comical. Black people need to be aware that most hackers take advantage of human kindness, weakness, curiosity and even stupidity to get inside computer networks. Hacking...

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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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Summer Scams

June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is just a warning to black people. The definition of social engineering can be found here. Read it then come back to this blog post. Welcome back. Now that you know the definition of...

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