Tag Archives: Stolen Identity

Info Exposed: Social Media–The Enemy in Your Home?

By Cynthia Hetherington Data, at its most annoying, is a commodity with social media sites selling your Likes to data providers. Data, at its most dangerous, allows terrorists and scammers—as near as your neighbor or from faraway lands—to farm from open sources the personal addresses of our military personnel to threaten them and their families. […]

Info Exposed: Identity Theft

By Cynthia Hetherington Data, at its most annoying, is a commodity with social media sites selling your Likes to data providers. Data, at its most dangerous, allows terrorists and scammers—as near as your neighbor or from faraway lands—to farm from open sources the personal addresses of our military personnel to threaten them and their families. […]

Stolen Images Equals Stolen Brands

Brand Value Similar to a stolen name—and often more valuable—is your client’s image with an alternate name. What if I took the Ford image and made a fake account such as this: Instagram.com/f0rd Looks exactly like it should, no? But notice the capital 0 (o) in FORD is actually a zero instead of an O. Name […]