Information Security

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Sneaky SEO Scam Targeting Bloggers

Sneaky SEO Scam Targeting Bloggers

One scammer recently tried to get me. What is interesting about this scheme is that they tried to make themselves look like the good guys by comparing themselves to… well… themselves.

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Devious Facebook Marketplace Scam Unmasked

Devious Facebook Marketplace Scam Unmasked

My family’s recent near-scam experience gave me a new appreciation for how complex fraudulent schemes can be. From compromising Facebook accounts, posting fake listings, all the way to impersonating Amazon services, this mass fraud operation has a strong foothold in Facebook Marketplace world. There is one common theme reverberating through all phases of this multi-part social engineering scam: each stage used different tactics to gain victim’s trust and overcome caution. While researching this incident, I found that we weren’t the only victims. To save you from experiencing the same headache, here’s lessons learned from that incident.

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The final countdown

It’s hard to believe that I’m nearly finished with my Cisco training. Even though constant studying has definitely taken its toll on me, I’ve had a blast. I’d do it again in a heartbeat. I’ve learned more in the past weeks than I could have in any other way. You go all in or not at all. It truly is the best way, the only way to achieve what you want.

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Good kind of busy

Long anticipated news came in – I got in to Cisco’s Cybersecurity scholarship program. Thousands of people from around the world applied, and I was one of the lucky recipients.

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