5 scams to watch out for this shopping season

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner and scammers are gearing up to flood you with bogus offers According to Adobe, consumers in the US are predicted to spend a staggering US$143.7 billion this shopping holiday season. Unsurprisingly, smartphones are expected to account for a significant part of the purchases made. Shopping

Do NOT Answer Your Phone!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin That’s right! We said do NOT answer your phone! There have been way too many issues lately of innocent yet unknowledgeable people getting scammed out out their hard earned money. The first thing to know with your phone is to NOT answer the phone if you DO NOT KNOW who

SCAM ALERT-SSA

Follow my blog with Bloglovin SCAM ALERT SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION CALLING SCAM DO NOT ANSWER The Social Security Administration recently announced that the public is being scammed with threats to cancel individual’s social security numbers. The victims are being told that they have “committed a fraud” and they are told to pay the SSA money

Welcome to Making Sense of Security

Making Sense of Security

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Welcome to Making Sense of Security. Technology is evolving at a rapid speed. There is much advancement at the stroke of a key. Making sense of what functions best for one may not be for another. Keeping up with advancements to be able to maintain functions is vital. We are

New FBI Wanted App

The FBI has launched a free new mobile app to enlist the public’s help in locating and identifying wanted fugitives, missing persons, and others sought by the Bureau. You’re watching your local news on TV when you see a story on a wanted fugitive in your community. The person looks like someone you’ve seen living

FBI Releases New Bank Robbers Mobile App

The FBI launched a mobile version of its Bank Robbers website to make it easier for smartphone users to view photos and information about bank robberies. Back in December 2012, the FBI launched its Bank Robbers website featuring a gallery of unknown bank robbery suspects wanted by the Bureau. Because the FBI, in its own

FBI Seeking Tech Experts to Become Cyber Special Agents

“One thing that no one else can offer is the mission and the camaraderie and the teamwork the FBI brings to the table,” Anderson said. “Cyber agents will be integrated into all the different violations that we work. So whether it’s a counterterrorism or counterintelligence investigation, they could be the lead agent in the case.”

Protecting Our Children with Technology and Partnerships

Essentially, CETS is a repository that can be filled with records pertaining to child pornography and child exploitation cases. The system can contain images, case information, identities of known offenders along with information about their Internet addresses, and other related material. The program can analyze millions of pornographic images, helping law enforcement personnel avoid duplication

New Tools to Find FBI’s Most Wanted

Not all FBI fugitives are included in the Most Wanted section. Many bank robbers, for example, are publicized through local Bureau press releases or through various state or local websites. See our Bank Robbery webpage for a list of those sites and additional information. Early on, our fugitive posters were commonplace in federal buildings, most