Phishing and scams

  • Making Computer Security Personal: Social Engineering and Password Theft

    How secure are your passwords? Learn how every day events can pose risks to your digital security
    By Chris Greco November 4, 2015 

  • Are You Savvy to Social Networking Security Risks? Test Your Safety Level

    Can you recognize an online scam? What about the difference between a real message notification and a phishing attempt? Take our quiz to see if you really have your privacy and security protected while using social networking sites.
    By Finn Orfano December 14, 2011 

  • Prevent Common Cons When Buying Holiday Gifts

    Fraudsters don't take breaks from looking for victims during the holidays. Check out this article on how to avoid becoming victim of scammers.
    By Donna Buenaventura October 28, 2011 

  • Avoid Unsafe Links on Facebook and Internet Searches Using Norton Safe Web Lite

    Are you wondering if search results are unsafe to click or visit? Do you want to make sure that links on your Facebook wall aren't dangerous? Norton Safe Web lite promises to help spot and stop malicious links. Check out this review before...
    By Donna Buenaventura October 10, 2011 

  • Full Review of Trend Micro Browser Guard, Security Plug-in for IE

    Trend Micro is one of the many security software vendors that provide browser add-on to protect against online attacks. Find out if this product is effective or worth using.
    By Donna Buenaventura October 1, 2011 

  • How to Identify Phishing Attacks and Fraudulent Websites

    Fraudsters and malware authors follow the crowd. If social networking sites and e-mail are the most popular media to reach potential victims, they will use it to attack. Find out what you need to know to keep online scams, fake logins and fraudulent websites...
    By Donna Buenaventura September 29, 2011 

  • Hook, Line and Sinker: The Victims of Phishing

    We've all heard of it, but what is phishing, really? What are some of the dangers behind a phishing scam? What are some telltale signs to help recognize a phishing email? This article reviews the basics of phishing scams and what steps...
    By kb3cpq August 31, 2011 

  • Available Anti-Phishing Plugins

    Phishing scams are on the rise and many Web sites hide features designed to steal information from users. Users have the possibility to protect themselves by learning safe browsing habits but can also find help in a variety of anti-phishing plugins available...
    By Daniel Brecht August 25, 2011 

  • Staying Safe Online with Comodo Verification Engine

    Here’s all about free Comodo Verification Engine, a browser plug-in for Internet Explorer and Firefox helpful to prevent you from becoming a victim of bogus sites such as phishing and pharming, also assigning trust levels to SSL authenticated sites...
    By Mark Muller August 8, 2011 

  • How You Can Avoid Phishing Scams

    The Internet is not a very safe place. Viruses and spyware are a constant threat to the integrity of your computer. One major threat is the issue of phishing scams. However, any Internet user should be able to avoid phishing scams easily with a little...
    By Aaron R. August 5, 2011 
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