Become Familiar with Common Computer Crimes

We all know about computer crimes -- but then again, how much do we know, really? When you think of computer crimes, do you think of hackers slipping into bank servers to examine financial records, or someone sending you a...

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Protect Yourself -- Prevent Identity Theft by Understanding Crimeware

To stay safe and prevent identity theft, there are certain terms you must understand. Crimeware is one of those terms. Learn what crimeware is, how it can affect you, and how to prevent identity theft....

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Don't Let Thieves Ruin Your Life with This Computer Crime

We love our technology and electronic gadgets, but with the good comes the bad and some of that 'bad' is computer crimes. When you think of identity theft, you usually think of someone stealing your identity. But what if you...

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Search Engine Phishing -- What You Need to Know

Most computer savvy people know about phishing, how it steals identities and wreaks havoc with your personal finances and credit ratings. To prevent phishing, it pays to know the different types. Search engine phishing is one of the most commonly...

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Computer Crimes -- Is WiFi Safe?

WiFi hotspots are popping up everywhere and computer crimes linked to WiFi are popping up just as fast. On one hand, you certainly don't want to go without the convenience, but on the other hand, you can't afford to put...

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Are You a Victim of This Computer Crime?

You have to give cybercriminals credit. When it comes to computer crimes, they can be quite ingenious. Identity thieves are constantly developing new ways to steal your personal information or improving their methods. Such is the case with keystroke logging....

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Computer Crimes to Watch Out For

The most common form of identity theft remains computer crimes, especially those that allow hackers to capture personal information and use a victim's credit cards fraudulently. And yet many people don't understand the depth and danger of computer crime --...

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Facebook and Identity Theft -- Can We Relax Yet?

Don't you just love Facebook? I do, you do, and so do identity theft criminals. Facebook has taken measures to increase security on the popular social networking site, and yet identity theft continues to be a problem. Discover where the...

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Careful! Don't Tweet Your Way to Identity Theft

When it comes to identity theft, there's always something new. The one predictable thing about identity theft is... it's unpredictable. You think you know what identity thieves are up to and then they pop up with some new angle or...

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Beware -- Real Estate Computer Crimes on the Rise

Whether you are renting property you own or you're looking for a home to rent, you need to be aware of the latest in computer crimes. There are three different types of computer crime circulating on the Internet, both involve...

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SPIM, SPAM, SPLOG -- It all Adds Up to Identity Theft

Identity theft is always on the rise thanks in part to SPAM and a couple of its relatives, SPIM and SPLOG. Learn about the familiar and unfamiliar methods cybercriminals use to steal your personal information and commit identity theft....

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The Latest on Computer Crimes

No matter how we try... computer crimes keep popping up -- especially the ever-present email scam, also known as phishing. Computer criminals continue to get more and more adept at making their emails look official. Become familiar with the latest...

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What You Need to Know About Identity Theft and Your Laptop

We've all heard the horror stories of identity theft. It strikes fear in our hearts, and we do everything possible to prevent it from happening. But like a true thief, identity thieves look for any possible weak spot to strike....

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Computer Fraud: Don't Become The Next Victim

How You Can Avoid Computer Fraud Most of us have been the recipient of some type of computer fraud, from fishing emails to spyware infestations. These are tools are becoming increasingly common as more and more hackers use them. If...

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What You Need to Know About Cyberstalking

Cyberstalking Explained Cybercrime is most definitely a worry in the new millennium, and one of the scariest cybercrimes is cyberstalking. According to Wikipedia, "Cyberstalking is the use of the Internet or other electronic means to stalk someone. This term is...

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Are Computer Crimes the Downside to Modern Technology?

Computer Crimes in the New Millennium A surprising number of consumers who have Internet access do not really understand how the Web works or how much a risk it presents. If you asked them how fast their modem was or...

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Computer Crimes in the Digital Age

What are Computer Crimes? What is interesting about computer crimes and identity theft is that what is legal or not is still being decided. The Internet is relatively new in many ways, and every day the number of computer users...

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Tips for Lessening Your Risk of Becoming a Victim of Computer Crimes

What are Computer Crimes? Computer crimes are just one way that identity theft criminals can commit identity theft. Computer crimes involving identity theft can really escalate your risk of identity theft. Think about it. The World Wide Web has really...

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Identity Theft Reduction Tips You Need to Know

How a Fraud Alert Can Protect You from Identity Theft Identity theft is a concern during every month of the year, but in the month leading up to Christmas is when nearly 40% of all cases of identity theft occur....

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Identity Theft and Computer Usage

Criminals Involved in Identity Theft Ring Used File-Sharing Software Identity theft can occur in numerous ways, but very often a computer is involved in the crime. Not surprisingly, one story that made headlines recently involved identity theft that was committed...

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