So here is a new telephone scam making the rounds. It has actually been around for many years but it now appears to be back in vogue like high-waisted jeans. It goes like this: You receive a call from the “Windows Service Center” or “Tech Support” and the representative tells you that you are entitled to a refund.
A password manager is a must-have weapon in your security and privacy arsenal. There are a few password managers available and my advice is to pick one and learn how to use it. My preference is LastPass which is a more mature product, has great security practices and is very transparent in their security practices.
This brief article will help you avoid be scammed by demonstrating how phishing scams work with real-life examples. This phishing scam will install malware on your computer where the goal of the scam in part 1, Your Password has Been Stolen, was to steal your email address and password.
New legislation voted on by the House and the Senate and signed into law by the President allows Internet and phone providers to collect and sell consumer data about their online visiting habits. While this legislation benefits large businesses, it does not benefit small businesses or individuals who might want to protect their Internet privacy.