[ad name="G-Rectangle-left"]Our Mission to bring you the best of the internet and give you the resources to identify and avoid the worst. We will be posting information on some of the most rapid hoaxes and scams and informing you on how to deal with them. Helping you maintain On-line safety and security is the goal of this site.
- Hoaxes – Hoaxes attempt to trick or defraud users. A hoax could be malicious, instructing users to delete a file necessary to the operating system by claiming it is a virus. It could also be a scam that convinces users to send money or personal information.
- Web legends – Web legends are designed to be redistributed and usually warn users of a threat or claim to be notifying them of important or urgent information. Another common form are the e-mails that promise users monetary rewards for forwarding the message or suggest that they are signing something that will be submitted to a particular group. Urban legends usually have no negative effect aside from wasted bandwidth and time.
- ClickJacking – Click Jacking is a malicious technique of tricking a Web user into clicking on something different to what the user perceives they are clicking on, thus potentially revealing confidential information or taking control of their computer while clicking on seemingly innocuous web pages. A clickjack takes the form of embedded code or a script that can execute without the user’s knowledge, such as clicking on a button that appears to perform another function i.e.. (OK, Yes, No, Ignore etc.). Technically known as (User Interface redress attack, UI redress attack, UI redressing) has in the past few years exploited more computers and smart phones with the growth of social media and devises connected and is a problem that will not go away. Clickjackers are always becoming more creative in there delivery of malicious code and can at times deceive even the most experienced computer users but have in fact exploited millions of less experienced users and continue to spread wildly.