Senior phishing dating
Researchers at the Netcraft Internet security blog discovered 862 phishing scripts making the rounds at popular sites, and only eight of them targeted banks.MORE: 10 Best Dating Apps The scripts themselves run fairly standard phishing scams.A new wave of phishing attacks across some of the largest dating sites on the Web make it very simple to compromise your login credentials and let your profile fall into the hands of scammers.
For seniors and their caregivers, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s "Senior Guide" has long been a trusted source of information on consumer issues and scams that the state’s elderly residents face.In this case, he or she really does only love you for your money.Marshall Honorof is a senior writer for Tom's Guide, covering gaming hardware, security and streaming video.Google says it's shut down a well-crafted social engineering attack on Gmail users that targeted the personal accounts of "senior U. government officials, Chinese political activists, officials in several Asian countries (predominantly South Korea), military personnel and journalists."The attackers spoofed e-mail to their targets that appeared to come from a friend or colleague, and sometimes included hand-crafted text in the body of the message that was customized to the recipient, according to a blog post Tuesday from Google's security team, and an analysis by the security blog Contagio, which analyzed the attack in February.The messages included "View Download" links that would open the fake Google login page pre-populated with the username of the victim, and prompting for a password.
DATCP's Senior Guide is available as a free PDF download: Note that the topics in the table of contents are links, making it easy to jump to a particular topic of interest within the Guide.