When it comes to the internet, anyone can be anyone. Numbers can be faked. Email addresses can be spoofed. Images can be stolen. Voices can be changed. Video can be manipulated. If you haven’t met someone face to face, then you haven’t met them.
Month: November 2014
Scammers will steal whatever they can, and that includes photos of real people. To stop them stealing yours, watermark them. Not just a small one in the corner. Make it a big watermark that’s impossible to crop out. If you run a website, add the URL to it. If you have twitter, add your name. […]
The question? How many different scammers contacted my fake dating profile on a single site in a single month. Multiply that by 12 and you’re looking at over 900 scammers a year. Remember, this is just for one profile on one site. It’s not even a particularly special profile. It’s about as ordinary and […]
If you want to see some of the stupid things scammers have said, check out www.stupidscammers.com
Dear Friend, Greetings In The Name Of Our Lord Jesus Christ. I am Evangelist Mrs.Chimezie Chimu a widow to late Richard Williams Jim, I am 53 yrs old, I am now a new Christian convert, suffering from long time cancer of the breast, from all indication my condition is really deteriorating and it’s quit obvious […]
Vigilante is one of those words we hear thrown around about baiters. It makes it sound so glamorous. In reality it couldn’t be any further from the truth. Most of what we do is in fact pretty mundane. Certainly I can spend the first 2 hours of the day doing nothing but copy and pasting […]
If you have an app that’s linked to your Facebook profile, then running it can reactivate it without your knowledge. This is of concern for those who have deactivated their FB accounts after being blackmailed. Best advice right now is don’t run those apps for 2 weeks, along with deactivating your social media accounts.
You’ve all seen cars that are covered in adverts for various energy drinks or other products. This is called car wrapping, as you literally “wrap” the car in decals for the product. It seems like easy money, especially if you have a car or bike that would attract attention anyway. There are legitimate companies that […]
So today we put up a new site logo. It’s similar to the old one, but also completely different. “Why the change?” I hear you say. Simple. Size matters. Our old logo looked great on PC screens, but shrink it down for a tablet or mobile phone and it was kind of hard to read. […]
Um, no. We were asked to nominate ourselves, but then I read that to do so would cost us over £30. £30 to us is about 10 days’ hosting fees. We run on a very small budget that comes from ads and member donations. In fact, if they don’t cover the fees, then the difference […]