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2013-10-11 23:24:06

Initiative Designed to Keep Customers from Becoming Scam Victims Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 PropertyRecord.com is starting a new program where they will use their blog to make sure people know how to avoid real estate scams, the company said yesterday. “Many scam artists have moved into the real estate sector in the past few months,” a PropertyRecord.com spokesman said. “That's a product of the fact that the real estate market is looking up, and scam artists always...

2013-10-10 23:28:23

Web Security Experts, IT New York, offer tips on how to prevent becoming prey during holiday season. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 2013 has definitely been a year of introductions to many new technologies including the latest Apple gadgets, social media platforms and integrations, video game consoles, and many others. There is no doubt that in order to remain competitive and up-to-date in today’s society that technology is an integral part of daily life. Widely popular shows...

2013-10-09 23:30:00

Information will make it easier for people to avoid becoming victims of scam artists. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 VehicleHistory.com has developed online resources that will help people identify and avoid scam artists in the used car market, company officials said yesterday. “People come to us when they are thinking about buying a used car and don't want to become a scam victim,” a VehicleHistory.com spokesman said. “We provide them with vehicle history reports, but...

2013-09-30 23:33:47

KnowBe4 partners with industry veteran, Accuvant, Inc., to provide internet security awareness training to Accuvant’s customers. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 KnowBe4, one of the fastest growing providers of advanced security awareness training, today announced a partnership with Accuvant, Inc. to provide KnowBe4’s Kevin Mitnick Security Awareness Training to Accuvant clients. The training, which is provided via a highly scalable, cloud-based infrastructure, is designed to...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.