December 5, 2015

Why do Scams Work?

Scams have become more sophisticated over recent years, but history suggests that people have always been susceptible to fraud – a point that is explored in more depth below.   In 1920, Charles Ponzi implemented a scam to deprive hundreds of people of their hard-earned money. The Ponzi scheme – effectively the first kind of […]

Facial Recognition Software Can Lead to Identity Theft

You probably have a face, right? Well, if you do, then the contents of this article may apply to you. Do you use Facebook? Then sit up and take notice. You might know about the photo tagging function that Facebook employs for personal pictures across all of its users. You select someone out from your […]