Post Date: 02/20/2020
Last Updated: today at 5:19 PM
Cyber Security will be a weekly series discussing ways to keep safe online without a technical degree. Each week I will highlight some of my favorite spam emails in my spam folder and how to prevent getting "hacked". The online world is full of people who want to trick and take advantage of you. Don't let them!
Anyone can fall victim to scammers and swindlers. My goal is to help you detect when it is happening and minimize or eliminate the damage. Scammers prey on easy targets, let's strengthen your defenses and stand up to these criminals.
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Below are some links that highlight what happens on the other side of scamming from a scammer's view and some common scams active now.
I'm not an expert on this subject. The information found in this article are only things that I have seen firsthand or researched. Use your best judgement and stay safe out there.
Stay safe out there,