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What is a Denial-of-Service Attack?

Robert Siciliano | Posted 03.31.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

You may have heard news reports about popular websites such as CNN, Amazon and Yahoo! being taken down by a DoS attack, but have you ever wondered wha...

ID Theft, Medicare Fraud Prevention in People Over 45

Robert Siciliano | Posted 03.21.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

People over 45 attract identity thieves because often the 45-plus crowd is more trusting, and have more wealth and disposable income built up.

7 Ways to Tell if It's a Fake

Robert Siciliano | Posted 03.17.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Unfortunately in today's world, scammers are coming at us from all angles to try and trick us to get us to part with our hard earned money. We all need to be vigilant in protecting ourselves online.

IRS announces a 66% Increase in Tax Identity Theft Investigations

Robert Siciliano | Posted 03.12.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Tax related identity theft is reaching nightmarish and epidemic proportions. Heed the following to minimize your risk. File taxes early. ‘Tis t...

Kim Kardashian's Identity Theft Case cracked

Robert Siciliano | Posted 03.05.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Never underestimate the brains of a young guy who still lives with his mother—at least not the case of 19-year-old Luis Flores, Jr., who was smart e...

Scammers Use Craigslist to steal identities

Robert Siciliano | Posted 02.21.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

I have a growing family. Camping is on my list of family events. The wife isn’t crazy about tents. So I went on Craigslist looking for a second hand...

FTC: Tech Support Scams are baaaaack!

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.07.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

They’re back, and they’re scarier than fangy blood sucking ghosts: tech support scammers. They want to suck you dry of your last penny. A tec...

Grant Scams Abound -- But There Are Billions Available From The Federal Government for Technical Research and Development

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Yes, there are federal grants available to for-profit companies. But they are mostly limited to technical research and knowing which federal agencies need what you have to offer.