How to View and Track WhatsApp Messages

How to view and Track WhatsApp messages

How to View and Track WhatsApp Messages WhatsApp is one of the most widely used messaging apps. Initially designed for quick chats among friends and relatives, it often results in cyberbullying attacks, communication with online predators, and personal data theft. As a parent, it is essential to keep an eye on kid`s online activities and

How to Track A Cell Phone Location Without Installing Software

How to Track A Cell Phone Location Without Installing Software - Making Sense of Security

How to Track A Cell Phone Location Without Installing Software If you have people around you for whom you care about, it is important to keep a tab on their whereabouts. Tracking someone’s cell phone location gives you the peace of mind that the person is actually safe and sound. This is why people often

Best Spy App for Facebook Messenger

Best Spy App for Facebook Messenger - Making Sense of Security

Best Spy App for Facebook Messenger Admit it! You have been curious what your other half is texting! You wish you could peek at their social media without them knowing. Even if it’s your kids! You want to get nosey! Guess what?! You can see what they are messaging! Even on Facebook! YES! I bet

How to Find Out Who Someone is Texting

How to Find Out Who Someone is Texting - Making Sense of Security

How to Find Out Who Someone is Texting on their Mobile Phone  Are you curious who your loved one is texting? Do you see them constantly messaging others? Have they come across as secretive?  Some behaviours our loved ones display can cause concern for various reasons. Whether it’s children or young adults, we need to

How To Set Your Phone for Better Privacy and Security

Phone Privacy and Security

The default factory settings on your phone are a double-edged sword. On one hand, they’re the best way to see what the creator recommends for you, and it makes it easy to get started. But sometimes, these features can have problems.

They can be reducing your battery life, or share things you don’t want them to. So no matter what phone you use, you should change a few options around if you want to have the most security. And this guide will help you to find those.

These settings alone will not protect you from persistent hackers or from complex phishing scams but they will be a great place to start your basic security review. Unfortunately cyber crime statistics are showing increasing threats year on year targeting individuals and business users.

Commercial spy apps are also on the rise and they make it very easy for unskilled hackers to target people if they can access your cell phone. Fortunately these spy apps do leave traces and you can find out if you have been hacked – if you know what to look for.

So let’s look at a few settings you should check when you first start that new phone…..

How to Listen to Someone’s Cell Phone Conversation

How to Listen to Someone’s Cell Phone Conversation without them Knowing - Making Sense of Security

How to Listen to Someone’s Cell Phone Conversation without Them Knowing The phone rings. Your other half answers it. You only hear one side of the conversation. They repeatedly say: “uh-huh…uh-huh…yaaa…uh-huh….ok…bye!” This ambiguous conversation leaves you overflowing with curiosity of not only what the other side of the convo was, but WHO were they talking

Website or hacker trap? Here’s how to tell

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How to know if the website is a hack According to defectors, North Korea’s cyber army has about 7,000 hackers. Their job is to wreak havoc on the country’s enemies. Recently, North Korean hackers targeted cybersecurity researchers in the U.S. North Korean hackers set up a fake cybersecurity company called SecuriElite. They also created fake

Is your home title already stolen?

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Is your home title already stolen? How to Find out! Norris Fisher sold $4 million worth of property during his career… But, none of the sales he made were legal. He stole people’s property out from underneath them using forged documents and fake credentials. Here’s an example of the type of crimes Norris and his

How to Remove Cell Phone Spy Software

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How to Remove Mobile Phone Spyware If you detect that your phone is being spied on, then you have to remove the smartphone spy software. On this page, we have collected some tips for removing spy applications from Android phones and tablets. To prevent the problem in the future, we will teach you how to

How Tinder Dating App Can Be Tracked and Monitored

Making Sense of Security - How Tinder can be tracked

How Tinder Dating App Watches You Are you single and wanting to mingle? Let’s face it- many people using online dating apps as a means to meet people and find one to hang out with.  It doesn’t matter what you are looking for exactly, dating apps have opened a whole new world for people to

Should you get these identity protection services?

Simple steps to protect yourself against identity theft

Choosing Identity Theft Protection Services to Help You Marriott International was the victim of one of the largest cyberattacks in history. Over four years, hackers stole about 500 million records from Marriott’s Starwood Hotels reservation system. According to Marriott, about 327 million of the accounts included passport details. Hackers exposed the personal data of customers

FBI hacks vulnerable US computers to fix malicious malware

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FBI hacks vulnerable US computers to fix malicious malware The FBI has been hacking into the computers of US companies running insecure versions of Microsoft software in order to fix them, the US Department of Justice has announced. The operation, approved by a federal court, involved the FBI hacking into “hundreds” of vulnerable computers to

Win $100 Giveaway!

$100 Giveaway

Yes! That is right! We are giving away $100 Wal-Mart gift card! To enter for a chance to win, just click here! The $100 Winner will randomly be selected at the end of the month and notified promptly. Share the link with friends for chance of double entries to increase your chances to WIN! We

Another Tax Season, More Scams

Another Tax Season, More Scams

It’s the start of tax season. This is the time of year when we collect our receipts and tax forms and hope for a nice big refund from the U.S. government. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are also looking for a nice big score as well. This year is going to be worse than ever, as many people

Free Phishing-Protection Solution Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak

Free Phishing-Protection Solution Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak

OhPhish Helps Remote Workers and Businesses Fight Phishing Attacks – From the Editors at Cybercrime Magazine ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 23, 2020 /ECCouncil.org/ As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic progresses across the world, cybercriminals are taking advantage of the situation resulting in a spike of phishing scams on remote workforce and corporate systems. While working from

Beware Of GetYourStimulusCheck.com And Other Coronavirus-Themed Domains

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The likely victims, and what they can lose. With people losing jobs and businesses closing shop due to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government has decided earlier this year to release financial aid. This assistance comes in the form of a US$2-trillion monetary stimulus package with the implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic

Who loves tax season besides accountants? Hackers

hackers love tax season

Who loves tax season besides accountants? Hackers  It’s tax time in the United States, and even if you’re pretty sure you did everything right, you’re worried. Did I file correctly? Did I claim the right deductions? Will I get audited? Unfortunately, tax season brings out scammers eager to take advantage of your anxiety. The tax

Don’t Let Tax Fraud Ruin Your IRS Refund

Don’t Let Tax Fraud Ruin Your IRS Refund

Don’t Let Tax Fraud Ruin Your IRS Refund Here’s how to lock down your data this tax season Tax season is always a high time for scams that put our money and information at risk. But this year securing your data may be more important than ever, due to a spike in unemployment fraud. Millions

Why Thieves are Targeting your Trash

Why Thieves are Targeting your Trash

A group of criminals in St. Tammany Parish, LA were arrested after they went dumpster diving. This criminal ring was targeting trash from a local loan business – one of those “cash now” places. The group rummaged through the trash to gather personal information about customers. They used this information to either steal existing credit

Facebook will not notify more than 530m users exposed in 2019 breach

Facebook

Company spokesperson said Facebook was not confident it had full visibility on which users would need to be alerted Facebook has not notified the more-than 530m users whose details were exposed on a hacker forum in 2019 and has no plans to do so, according to company representatives. Business Insider reported last week that phone

How to Stay Connected and Protected in a Remote Work Environment

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How to Stay Connected and Protected in a Remote Work Environment   Advancements in cloud solutions and collaboration tools in recent years, coupled with the necessity of going remote due to the pandemic, have empowered today’s workforce to choose where they want to work. While the ability to work from anywhere—home, the library, coffee shops or

5 Great Tips To Learn How To Protect From Ransomware

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5 Great Tips To Learn How To Protect From Ransomware Every business owner and worker needs to learn how to protect from ransomware attacks. Ransomware is malicious software used by hackers to access and encrypt computers and computer networks. As the owner of the device or computer network, the encryption locks you out until you

Check up on Your Virtual Safety: Tips for Telehealth Protection

Telehealth

Check up on Your Virtual Safety: Tips for Telehealth Protection In a poll conducted by the Canadian Medical Association, nearly half of Canadians have used telehealth services since the start of the pandemic. Additionally, in a recent McAfee study, we found that 21% of Canadians have used the internet for a doctor visit in 2020,

How Social Media Can Hurt Your Job Search And Your Future Career

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It may seem that social media is your private network of friends and followers where you’d be able to post and share info like jobs what’s really on your mind in a given moment. However, this assumption is misleading since these “private” activities of yours are there for everyone to see, including your potential employers.

Data scraped from 500 million LinkedIn users found for sale online

LinkedIn data breach of 500m accounts

IDs, names, email addresses and more personal details are part of the massive database of stolen data, which could be used to launch additional attacks on LinkedIn and its users. A massive trove of LinkedIn account data has been found for sale online, containing 500 million user records including email addresses, phone numbers, links to