How can this window sticker hurt you?
It tells criminals a lot about you. The pedophile now knows you have three children. The killer who’s going to break into your house now knows they have to murder two adults, three children, a dog, and a cat. When I point this out to people, they always respond with “I’ve never thought of it that way before.” Criminals aren’t necessarily creative, but they do see things differently than most law-abiding citizens. If they find a weakness, they are likely to exploit it. The best defense is information security.
The Prescott Daily Courier reports “Phone, web scams clogging local law agencies“. The article contains a laundry list of stories about local people getting scammed, and they’re in good company. Everybody gets fooled, even multi-million-dollar corporations.
Here are some things you can do to protect yourself. Continue reading »