Top Five Social Media Scams of 2014

“One in 10 users have fallen for a social media scam.”–Norton Cybercrime ReportLooking for love? Want to be rich? Crave celebrity gossip? The psychology of fraud hasn’t changed. What’s new is the extent fraudsters are using social media.Some scammers use a variation of a traditional scam, and others use social media to create new...

Fraudsters Using the Web to Prey on the Vulnerable

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.” If you thought this was a line from Shakespeare’s Macbeth, you have been deceived.It’s from the epic poem Marmion and was written by Sir Walter Scott, author of Ivanhoe.Although Scott did not conceptualize the Web as it is today, the common...