FBI and DHS have released best practices for recovery files that have been erased due to viruses.
Useful tips to help stop spam
Tips on how to avoid fraudulent charitable contribution schemes
As we all know, Spam is a dreaded beast.It devours bandwidth and clogs our email in-boxes with badly written sales pitches for stuff we don’t want or need.We do everything in our power to stop spam; Use email filters Use disposable email addressees Not opening email with attachments from people we don’t know Not emailing personal or financial information Use anti-virus and anti-spyware software Forward phishing spam to email@example.com There’s more, but isn’t that enough? Apparently not.
FBI Warning: Criminals Soliciting Charitable Organization Donations in Wake of Minneapolis Bridge Collapse
In recent history, tragic incidents such as 9/11, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and the Virginia Tech shootings have all prompted individuals with criminal intent to solicit for contributions for a charitable organization and/or a good cause…. To ensure contributions are received and used for intended purposes, make contributions directly to recognized organizations rather than relying on others to make the donation on your behalf.
Test Knowledge of Online ScamsAPNew YorkCan you recognize online scams?
* To ensure contributions are received and used for intended purposes, make contributions directly to recognized organizations rather than relying on others to make the donation on your behalf…. * Do not provide personal or financial information to anyone who solicits contributions: providing such information may compromise your identity and open you to identity theft.To obtain more information on charitable contribution schemes and other types of online schemes, visit www.lookstoogoodtobetrue.com.