Tag Archives: phishing

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    How To Identify, Deal With Phishing Scams

    Phishing: is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication – Wikipedia Phishing scams have been around for some time, however, as our everyday use of mobile devices and the internet in […]

  • Learning Computers: Phishing

    Links to all articles included in this series: The Beginning: Opening introduction to the series Browsers: What are they? How to make them a safer door to Web. Search Engines: The Good, Bad and Ugly. Understanding search results. Malware and Virus: What is Malware? – What is a Virus? What is the difference in their types? How […]

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    Why is security important?

    We here at DCT often mention the need for you to be actively involved in your online security, whether it be email, computers, or mobile devices. We also go to great lengths to explain why security is important to you. It may seem like we’re beating you over the head with security at times, but […]

  • Gone, Phishing

    There have been several different phishing attempts regarding Apple IDs lately. The emails attempt to get you to go to a nefarious website under the guise of a locked or suspended iTunes account or to get you to respond to some outrageous charge to your account. While these attempts are iTunes-specific, I thought it might […]

  • How to Avoid Email Spam, Scams, and Viri

    In this article I would like to show/explain some examples of specific emails you may receive and how to detect the dangerous ones. Remember that once your email address lands on an email list it will be in the "wild" forever. Bad guys sell email lists to other badies who add it to their own […]