User Blogs

User Blogs

Discussions and Blogs
Tags >> Scams
Mar 20
2013

The Devil is in the Details

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Scams

Robert Siciliano

In unwanted credit card charges, the details are the fine print—and the fine print often results in devilish “grey charges.”Grey charges are those credit card charges that appear on your statement from out of the blue, charging us small or large fees—or sometimes a single charge—monthly or annually.

Mar 05
2013

Just One of Many Internet Scams

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Scams

Robert Siciliano

A good friend of mine called me recently to ask what I knew about scams from online sales. He had placed an ad on CraigsList for something he was trying to sell and had asked for $150 for the item. He had received a call from a woman and she offered to send him a check for the item.

Dec 19
2012

3 Scams To Be Aware of – Lookout for These Nastygrams

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Scams

Robert Siciliano

Natural disaster scam: Sadly, scammers seem to come out of the woodwork during a natural disaster such as Hurricane Sandy to catch consumers when they’re in a panic, looking for answers, and when they’re most vulnerable.

Apr 30
2012

Merchants at Greatest Risk For POS Skimming Fraud

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Skimming Fraud , Scams

Robert Siciliano

Over the past 5 years a scam known as electronic funds transfers at the point of sale (EFTPOS ) skimming. People commonly swipe both credit and debit cards through the in-store machines to pay for goods and services and hackers have figured out how to skim customer cards.

Apr 08
2012

Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Seasonal Security , Scams

Robert Siciliano

The Internal Revenue Service today issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” ranking of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft to return preparer fraud. Here are 4:

Mar 11
2012

Shipping Scams Go After Small Business

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Scams

Robert Siciliano

A colleague with a small business was cleaning out his warehouse of tools and supplies and decided to list many items on Craigslist. I have lots of experience in this process and I can tell you “It’s always something”.

Jun 17
2011

Scam Artists Sell Over $4 Million in Fake Tickets Every Month

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Scams

Robert Siciliano

Second-hand ticket retailer viagogo has revealed that scam artists that have been selling fake tickets are collectively reeling in just over $4 million a month, or $49 million a year.

Apr 14
2011

Twitter Scam Hooks Thousands

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Twitter , Social Media , Scams

Robert Siciliano

Twitter’s numbers are astounding. In the physical world, when communities become larger and more densely populated, crime rises. The same applies to online communities.


Subscribe via Email

 Your Email:
Banner

Tag Cloud

2012 abduction Aberdeen Group alarm alarms amazon Android antivirus Apple Application Security Apps atm safety ATM scams atm security ATM Skimming Audit authentication auto scam Bank Fraud Banking Security BillGuard biometric biometric password Black Hat Hackers BlackBerry botnet BPM breaches Browser Security BS 25999 burglar burglary Business Continuity BYOD camera surveillance systems card fraud catphishing change management cheating child credit child identity theft child internet safety child ssn children pictures Chip and PIN cards Cloud Cloud Security Cobit collaboration Community discussion Compliance computer failure computer security Consumer Fraud Consumer IT Tips consumer privacy consumer scams contactless Craigslist craigslist scam credit card credit card breach credit card breaches Credit Card Fraud credit card safety credit card security credit cards credit fraud credit freeze criminal Criminal Hackers Criminal Identity Theft Cross-Device Security customer privacy cyber crime cyber criminals cyber fraud Cyber gangs cyber invasion cyber monday Cyber Security cyberbullying cybercrime cybercriminal cybercriminals cybersafety cybersecurity cyberwise data Data Backup data breach Data Breaches data privacy data protection data security Data Storage data theft dating scams DDOS debit cards Device Reputation digital devices Digital Forensics digital life Digital Security digitally secure Disaster Recovery DNS download DPI driver's license dumps E-Commerce eBanking Electronic Discovery Electronic ESI electronic passport email email and web security email security EMV EMV chip Endpoint Security entity theft Epsilon ERM ESI ethical hacker Ethics Events Facebook Facebook privacy facebook safety tips facebook scam fake id FCC FCPA FDIC Federal Government FFIEC Financial Crisis financial fraud firewall FourSquare Fraud gaming Gartner Geo-tagging gold farming google alerts Governance GPS grc GRC evaluation GRC Marketplace GRC technology readiness GRChange Green IT grey charges guard dogs hacked hacker Hackers hacking Hackproof Hacktivism holiday scam holiday shopping holidays home alarm home burglar home burglary home invasion home protection home safety home security home security cameras home security system home surveillance video Hotspot HotSpot Shield VPN HP IAM iCloud id ID Theft identity fraud identity proofing identity protection Identity theft identity theft prevention identity theft protection Information Management Information Security Information Supply Insider Threat Internal Audit Internal Controls internet safety internet tracking investment fraud iOS app iovation IP address iphone iphone apps iPhone security IRS IRS Scams ISACA ISO 27000 ISO 27001 ISO 31000 IT Alignment it compliance it governance IT GRC Forum Events it risk management IT Security IT Service Management ITIL jailbreaking Jobs keylogger kids online safety kids privacy kids safety laptop security license linkedin scam Litigation Loan fraud loan scam lottery scam malicious Malware malware phishing marathon master password mCommerce medical emergency medical ID theft Medical Identity Theft medical scammers Member Discount Mobile Mobile Apps Mobile Banking mobile device Mobile Device Management Mobile Devices Mobile payment mobile phone mobile phone security mobile privacy mobile risks mobile security mobile spam Mobile Wallet modem mSecurity Multi-Regulatory Compliance multifactor authentication myblog netgear Network Security New Years NFC NFC app Online Backup Online Banking online dating online fraud online gaming online identity online privacy online safety online scams Online Security online shopping Operational Management OSHA Outsourcing P2P Security Panel Partner Offers passport password password alert password manager password security passwords PCI Performance Management personal data personal device Personal Security pheasting phishing phishing alert Phishing email phishing emails phishing scams Policy predator Privacy privacy and security privacy issues privacy policy Prize Draw protecting kids online proxy proxy server public WIFI QR Codes ransomeware ransomware Regulation E remote access resume fraud Risk Assessment Risk Management romance scam router RSA Rules russian hacker safety tips scam scammer scammers Scams scareware Seasonal Security security apps security camera security tips sext Sexting Shopping shopping tips Shoulder Surfers shredding skimming Skimming Fraud small business smartphone smartphones smishing Social Media Social Media privacy social media safety social media scams Social Media security social network Social Security SOX spam spammers spokesman Spy Hackers Spyware SSDs ssn Standards strangers Strategy survival survival tips tablets tax fraud tax return scams tax scam tax scams Tech tech support technology teenage Threat Management Tokenization TQM trojan Twitter Twitter Spam two step verification typosquatting video cameras Virus viruses VPN wallet web Webcast Q&A website hacking white hat hacker White Hat Hackers Wi-Fi WIFI wifi hacking WiFi password Wifi security wireless Worms
Banner

human hair wigs clip in hair extensions human hair weave