Untrustworthy Websites Stolen Credit Cards Credit Card fraud across the internet is one of the more common examples of this type of crime. Some people fall prey to this type of scam because they are careless whilst others are duped by clever phishing schemes. These quick tips may help you lessen the risk of credit card fraud — Do not ever allow the card out of your sight Check your payment receipt every time and make sure the amount is correct Try not to write the pin number anywhere and memorize it well Get the card cancelled if misplaced in any case Be careful while making big transactions Be careful while responding to special offers online Emails Used as intended, email is a great means of communication that can allow messages to be sent to huge numbers of people at virtually no cost. Unfortunately, this means that it is also an ideal medium for scam artists.
How a liberal learned to respect conservative thinking and accept the fact that, yes, the right is happier than the left By Catherine Caldwell-Harris Photo by Jessica Scranton What It Means When You Dye Your Hair Purple Should a something information technology specialist, by all accounts a competent employee, be able to dye her long, wavy brown hair purple without getting grief from management?
That question was at the heart of the conversation at a recent dinner for a group of intelligent and age-diverse women. Download the complete MP3 But I had to dye it back. It makes you stand out. You are defiantly not fitting in with the group. They were changed by several things, but the most powerful forces were my readings in social and cross-cultural psychology and my experiences in other cultures.
Overseas Education It was May Weeks earlier I had returned from a semester-long sabbatical in China, where I had traveled with my Taiwanese doctoral student for two research projects, both about language, but quite different.
One project studied the cognitive processing underlying reading Chinese script, and the other involved interviews and questionnaires on the comfort and frequency of use of the phrase Wo ai ni I love you.
Once, during a visit to a local Starbucks, I was startled to see a woman, a foreigner, who appeared to have some sort of facial dysmorphology.
The bony protuberances of her cheekbones made me try to remember the name of the disease that could cause it. She was a normal woman with a strong nose and cheekbones, characteristically Germanic features.
Back in Massachusetts, my face recognition system had almost instantly popped back to its normal setting. But the China trip had sensitized me to the virtue of minimizing individualist displays and respecting the desires of those above one in the social hierarchy.
In the collectivist cultures of East Asia, people have been less concerned with expressing their individuality and more concerned about harmonious relations with others, including being sensitive to negative appraisal by others.
One result is a well-behaved classroom of 30 preschoolers led by one teacher and an assistant. As I sat at dinner with my female friends, I thought about the subtle power of social norms and respect for authority.
In addition to the lessons of living in China, I remembered social psychologist and author of the book Righteous Mind: Haidt had once given a colloquium to my department and visited my lab.
In recent years the New York University professor has become something of a rock star of social psychology, largely because of his persuasive analysis of the value systems of liberals and of conservatives.
Haidt proposes that the moral worldview of liberals focuses on justice and fairness, with equal treatment for all, and on care vs.
Political conservatives also have these values, says Haidt, but they are influenced by three other moral systems: The idea that different groups embrace different value systems was, of course, not new, but prior to reading Haidt I had considered respect for authority, in-group favoritism, and purity to be components of collectivist cultural groups, which are usually associated with developing nations and are often described in opposition to the individualist values that are hallmarks of modern, developed regions especially North America, Europe, and Australia.Internet fraud is a problem that has become very widespread in recent years.
Internet fraud was first monitored by the Internet Fraud Watch organization in The Fraud Watch has stated that each year after its inception internet fraud has increased.
Apr 04, · Internet Fraud and Identity Theft The Internet is not just a medium for information; it is a tool for communication. Creating a new social sphere and environment, the Internet allows virtually anyone to be a participant. Portions of Quackwatch are updated several times a month.
Most recent update: September 30, All articles on this Web site except government reports are copyrighted. brief review of computer crime in the USA. Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks A denial of service attack occurs when an Internet server is flooded with a nearly continuous stream of bogus requests for webpages, thereby denying legitimate users an opportunity to download a page and also possibly crashing the webserver.
This paper examines the issue of fraud on the Internet and discusses three areas with significant potential for misleading and fraudulent practices, namely: securities sales and trading; electronic commerce; and the rapid growth of Internet companies.
The first section of the paper discusses securities fraud on the Internet. Activities that violate .
Internet Fraud 3 Online "Work‐at‐Home" Schemes Fraudulent schemes often use the Internet to advertise purported business opportunities that will allow individuals to earn thousands of dollars a month in "work‐at‐home" ventures.