San Mateo police are advising Internet users to be on the lookout for a dangerous email in their inbox that is not only fraudulently reporting a child predator in the neighborhood, but also attempting to acquire the email recipients’ sensitive information.
Authorities said Maxito Pean sent a phishing email to a man in Saratoga to trick him into entering his bank username and password on a phony website.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and our technology analyst just happened to finish writing a guide for parents on this very issue.
CALPIRG has released a report that puts the Golden State at the top when it comes to ID theft complaints, but they have some tips on how to protect yourself.
Google has warned some Gmail users their accounts may fall victim to a well-financed, coordinated hacker attack.
Google, Yahoo and other tech companies are working together to combat email “phishing” scams.
Epsilon, the world’s largest “permissions-based” e-mail marketing company which has offices in San Francisco, said that someone hacked into its computer system and stole an unknown number of e-mail addresses and names.
Now that the holiday shopping season is in full swing, so are scam artists trying to get at your personal information. McAfee has come out with its 12 Scams of Christmas to help prevent shoppers from online predators.