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How College Students Can Use Dating Apps Safely - Making Sense of Security

10 Best Ways College Students Can Safely Use Dating Apps

How College Students Can Use Dating Apps Safely  College students are a prime target for cybercriminals. Many college students are active on dating apps, which can be a great way to meet fellow students. Students new to a college or university may use dating apps as a way to meet new mates and find new love.  Each new year at college can be exciting! It’s only natural to want to meet other mates in...

How Fake Phone Numbers are Spoofed - Making Sense of Security

How Fake Phone Numbers are Spoofed

How Fake Phone Numbers are Spoofed Scammers and cyber criminals have gotten quite clever when it comes to getting your attention. With technology advancing so quickly, it becomes challenging keeping up with the latest scam and how it is masked.  Cyber scammers have turned to calling and text messaging your phone numbers to get information from you. They have become quite savvy when it comes to tricking you into providing the information they want. ...

10+ Dating Scam Signs - Making Sense of Security

Top 10 + Dating Scam Signs

Top 10 + Signs of Dating Scammers Many people everyday going looking for love in the most convenient way – online dating apps. Just like the users on such dating services, there are so many dating sites to choose from. There’s more than just Tinder. You have many choices like Bumble, Match, OKCupid, or even Grindr. These love connection makers offer specialization to find love within various age groups, interests, religion, family, pets and...

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5 Signs You’re Being Catfished on Tinder

  5 Signs You’re Being Catfished on Tinder –  What You Need to Know and What You Can Do About it Thanks to advancing technology, the use of dating apps has made it possible to meet the love of your life. In fact, it’s more common than you think, with 1 in 5 relationships now beginning with an online encounter.  Unfortunately, the Internet has also made it possible to meet someone who can also...

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Website or hacker trap? Here’s how to tell

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 social media accounts on Twitter and LinkedIn. Their goal was to trick cybersecurity experts into visiting the fake company...

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Who loves tax season besides accountants? Hackers

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 scam landscape First, know that you’re probably doing a good job with your taxes. Less than 2% of returns...

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A Can of Phish Bait: from Surveys to Rule Changes to Your Boss’s Boss

Employees need to continue being wary of phishing scams as they begin to return to the office, according to Roger Kay at INKY. Kay describes several phishing templates that INKY has intercepted in recent months, including one that informed recipients that they needed to fill out a compliance form related to COVID-19 risks. “Reasonably well written, this email, apparently from the human resources department at the target company, actually came from phishers located in...

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