Wells Fargo cannot follow its own phishing security advice

Wells Fargo has a reasonably good security page educating customers about phishing email and texting scams. They make three good comments about how to recognize a phishing email scam, informing the user to look out for a combination of red flags: Non-Wells Fargo email address: The email address of the sender does not include the […]

Top 10 ways to strengthen your personal online security

Most of us have a home network with multiple electronic devices, along with hundreds of online accounts and credentials. These tips will help you strengthen your personal online security by helping you better secure your devices and credentials. Strong Passwords Stronger passwords are long and have high entropy (users lowercase, uppercase, numbers, and punctuation). Use […]

How to use Google Fi data SIM on a Verizon Jetpack MiFi

Google Fi is an MVNO telecommunications service that provides telephone calls, SMS, and mobile broadband using cellular networks operated by Sprint, T-Mobile, and others. Fi has easy-to-understand pricing, can be paused or canceled without penalty, allows up to 9 additional data-only SIM cards to share the same plan, and charges only for the data consumed. […]

craigs-mobile.live is a phishing scam

If you use craigslist.org and post your mobile number, you are bound to get a text message scam from craigs-mobile.live or a similar site. Report the scam to your carrier and delete the text without responding. See “Phishing stealing accounts, passwords, or financial information by masquerading as a trusted party” from craiglist.org.