Why Fake Conference Scams Continue to be So Effective

Good scams work because they don't look like scams. It's that simple. Many professional scammers have been around for a long time. Like all good professionals, they've learned from their mistakes. That's why scams continue to claim victims. Scammers know their own weak points and, over the years, have shored them up. They have learned … Continue reading Why Fake Conference Scams Continue to be So Effective

F.B.I. Uses Tor Browser to Identify CEO Scammers

The architecture of the Tor Browser confuses almost everyone. So, at the risk of seeming ridiculous, I will attempt to oversimplify how Tor works so that I can explain how the F.B.I. can use it as an NIT (Network Investigative Technique) tool. Okay, imagine that web surfer, Joe, wants to visit a particular website. He … Continue reading F.B.I. Uses Tor Browser to Identify CEO Scammers