Your Data and the Business of Online Scam
- — Feb. 26, 2013, 10:57 p.m.
Like any other businesses, scammers operate within a certain model to ensure the continuity of their schemes. In my previous post, I discussed in details about a typical scammer’s profile, trust model, and the strategies they use to get hold and sustain customers. This time around, we’ll look into the business model that they use [...]Read the full article
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I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.