Package Scams: Free Packages, Fake Packages, and Illegal Packages Scam the Unwary

Package scams are nothing new. They've been around since people started buying merchandize on the internet. Recently, however, these scams have been getting more sophisticated and much harder to spot. The following scams are ones that have recently seen a rise in victims. The Free Package from Amazon Scam How can getting a free package … Continue reading Package Scams: Free Packages, Fake Packages, and Illegal Packages Scam the Unwary

Take the Iranian Cyber Threat Seriously

Many people fear that the death of Iranian General Qassim Suleimani could lead to a cyberwar between the U.S. and Iran. To those I say; where have you been for the past two years? In May of 2018, I predicted the beginning of the first world cyberwar which could draw in countries from throughout the … Continue reading Take the Iranian Cyber Threat Seriously

The F.B.I. Will Help Companies Identify Malicious Insiders

There are insider threats, and there are insider threats. One type of insider threat can be classified as naïve. This refers to those employees who expose the company to cyber attacks through their irresponsible behavior. For example, an employee may have been told that public WIFI services are unsafe, but they log into their company … Continue reading The F.B.I. Will Help Companies Identify Malicious Insiders

Malware that Manipulates Safe Mode to Take Over Corporate Networks

There are times when you may be instructed to reboot in safe mode to remove malware from your computer. The reason for this is that safe mode only boots in drivers that will allow Windows or other operating systems to run at a minimal level. It will not boot in the drivers for third party … Continue reading Malware that Manipulates Safe Mode to Take Over Corporate Networks

Russia vs. the World Anti Doping Association: Fancy Bear Goes to the Olympics

For Russia, the Olympic games have always been more than a sporting event. They have always had political implications, and that’s exactly what the Russian government wanted. In Soviet times, the Olympics offered the chance to show the world that Russian society could produce top quality athletes. It was their belief that this reflected positively … Continue reading Russia vs. the World Anti Doping Association: Fancy Bear Goes to the Olympics

So You Wanna Be a Money Mule

Ok, so maybe you don't, but every day people suddenly discover that they have been used as money mules and were never even aware of it. Money mules participate in the illegal transfer of money. Of course, some know they are participating in criminal activity and, therefore, cannot be considered money mules. They are simply … Continue reading So You Wanna Be a Money Mule

Fake Stores on Shopify Ruining Christmas for Many

"PLEASE DO NOT PLACE ANY ORDERS FROM COWPKM.MYSHOPIFY.COM THIS COMPANY IS A STORE OF LIES AND THIS SCAMMERS WILL BURN IN HELL FOR STEALING FROM HARD WORKING PEOPLE ALL THESE SCAMMERS ARE BREAKING GOD'S LAW THE 8 COMMANDMENT. YOU SHALL NOT STEAL. EXODUS 20: 15" There's a good reason for this person being angry. According … Continue reading Fake Stores on Shopify Ruining Christmas for Many