Latest Social engineering Stories

2013-09-14 23:03:25

idcloak releases an article underlining the importance of safeguarding basic personal data as protection against Cybercrime, especially where older generations of society are concerned. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 idcloak publishes a new four-part article on the most common types of cybercrime, where it begins and how to stay protected. The article’s author, idcloak's Robin Welles, explains the importance of educating the public on web-based threats, especially those...

2013-09-09 23:23:30

As phishing scams and spam messages continue to capitalize on the “spoofing” technique to fake their sender information, Scambook has noticed the increased need to warn consumers about how to avoid such schemes. Spoofed emails can lead to computer viruses or even more serious threats such as identity theft. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 As phishing scams and spam messages continue to capitalize on the “spoofing” technique to fake their sender information, Scambook has...

2013-08-26 23:24:32

Online dating has increased in the US and with that brings the increase of online dating frauds. WeGoLook, a third-party verification company has revealed a solution to ensure Mr. or Mrs. Perfect is truly who they appear to be online. Nationwide, USA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Over 40 million people stated that they have tried online dating and internet scammers are targeting this multi-billion industry daily. While it is common that most online profiles overstate one’s attributes, many...

2013-08-21 23:25:16

Nationwide third party verification company, WeGoLook, has added Online Date Verifications to services. The company will dispatch a local agent to meet with an online date to take current photos and verify said identity. Nationwide, USA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Nationwide verification company WeGoLook has expanded services to include Online Date Verifications. The company utilizes a database of over 10,000 independently contacted Agents to verify the existence of your online date through...

2013-08-19 23:18:36

As phishing attempts increase, Internet security awareness training firm KnowBe4 warns businesses and individuals against believing the naysayers—security training is not only effective, but is a requisite in today’s technologically advanced world. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Cybercriminals have become the perpetual thorn in America’s side—cybercrime is now estimated to cost the U.S. economy $140 billion and half a million jobs each year (1). As IT professionals...

2013-08-14 23:21:54

Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is alerting the public to the increased risk of financial fraud and other online money scams facing senior citizens. Scammers frequently target the elderly more than other demographics due to perceptions that older Americans are more easily confused by technology, more trusting and more likely to have a nest egg. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'