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How To Do A Credit Card Chargeback

Often, when purchasing through unsafe online shops or when falling for phishing scams your credit card numbers and secure personal information related to it, get stolen. Such crimes many times make it to the headlines of newspaper or television. This led many people to believe that a credit card is the most unsafe method of [...]

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Election Fraud – Voter Fraud

When you vote in an election you may assume that your vote counts, but does it? How do you know if the election that you have voted in was really tallied in the appropriate way? How do you know that someone has not tampered with the machines or that your actual ballot has not been [...]

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What Is Pharming – DNS Poisoning

Pharming is a derivate from phishing. Both use “ph” instead of an “f” and are part of a computer slang. Pharming seeks to obtain personal or private information through domain spoofing. In phisihing you are being spammed with malicious deceiving e-mail requests for you to visit spoof Web sites which appear legitimate. Pharming on the [...]

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What Is Adware – Adware Scam

Adware is a software application that displays unwanted banner ads or pop-up windows with ads. The justification for adware is that it helps recover programming development cost and helps to hold down the cost for the user. Consumers get a helpful piece of software for free because of the sponsors. But in many instances adware [...]

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IP address, Proxy, Socks4 & Socks5

What is an IP address? Just like every house has its unique number so does your computer have a TCP/IP (internet protocol) address which identifies your machine to the internet. An example of an IP address is 202.71.136.221. Your ISP provider assigns you an IP address each time you connect to the Internet. It is [...]

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