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Card Skimmers Found In Madisonville, TX Jun 03, 2016

It has been reported to the Madisonville Police Department that credit card skimme

Scammers Can Fake Caller ID Info May 04, 2016

Your phone rings. You recognize the number, but when you pick up, it’s someone else. What’s the deal? 

U.S. Government Data Breach Jun 05, 2015


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Bryan Company Warns About Mystery Shopping Check Scam Apr 21, 2015

Mystery shopping is a popular way to make a little extra money but scammers are using a local Bryan company's name to conduct an illegal business of their own.

News 3 takes a closer look at how mystery shopping is supposed to work and what you can do to avoid being conned.


The Grate Pretenders Mar 02, 2015

We’re done with the Golden Globes and the Oscars but an entirely different kind of actor is still lurking around: scammers who pretend to be someone they’re not.

Anthem Breach May Have Started in April 2014 Feb 09, 2015

Analysis of open source information on the cybercriminal infrastructure likely used to siphon 80 million Social Security numbers and other sensitive data from health insurance giant An

Phishers Pounce on Anthem Breach Feb 09, 2015

Phishers and phone fraudsters are capitalizing on public concern over a massive data breach announced this week at health insurance provider Anthem in a bid to steal financial and personal data from consumers.

Data Breach at Health Insurer Anthem Feb 05, 2015

Anthem Inc., the nation's second largest health insurer, disclosed Wednesday that hackers had broken into its servers and stolen Social Security numbers and other personal data from all of its business units.

Is that gadget internet-connected? Jan 27, 2015

When we think of being connected to the internet, mobile phones, t

Package Delivery Scam-delivered to your inbox Dec 19, 2014

Expecting packages shipped to your home this holiday season? You’re not the only one… scammers are, too.

Be Wary of 'Order Confirmation' Emails Dec 09, 2014

If you receive an email this holiday season asking you to “confirm” an online e-commerce order or package shipment, please resist the urge to click the included link or attachment: Malware purveyors and spammers are blasting these missives by the millions each day in a bid to trick people into gi

More on Wiretapping ATM Skimmers Dec 09, 2014

Last month, this blog featured a story about an innovation in ATM skimming known as wiretapping, which I said involves a "tiny" hole cut in the ATM's front through which thieves



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