Thanks. I did the same with the scammers, and you can hear my recordings in the link I shared.

It is important people know the tactics of these scammers to understand how they operate.

At it is now Medicare enrollment period, the elderly are being called incessantly and are falling victim to these scammers.

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=1icRbbb9&id=6238D4B9227BB95DCF58B3CCDAF967292923223D

Older adults are vulnerable

The AARP has close to 40 million members, and each of them is a target for scammers. Surprisingly, I have found the AARP relatively unenthusiastic about the risks their members face from scammers. And that is quite disconcerting.

These older adults are beloved by scammers due to the following factors:

https://globalresilience.northeastern.edu/app/uploads/2019/12/16x9_NTSB_Cyber-Project.jpg

This article was originally published in CSO in 2015. See important update at the end.

The Cyber NTSB

In his book The Psychological Edge: Strategies For Everyday Living, clinical psychologist Dr. Samuel Shein writes that while we have a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), there is no National Psychological Research Board (NPRB). A…

There is no lie, we did land on the moon. There is no basis to this conspiracy theory.

Suppose the US really did lie and the entire moon landing program was a hoax. How would we know that? Very simple, Russia would have brought it to the world’s attention.

Russia and the US were in a cold war. Russia had moles and spies in NASA who would have known it was a hoax. Russia would have been the first to highlight that fact. And their silence says a lot.

Yes, we landed on the moon, and there is no conspiracy at all.

https://brothke.medium.com/the-most-important-thing-you-can-ever-read-about-conspiracy-theories-a38f568f9e4c?sk=050246a8a7ae46a2aa28640d8286af91

Ben Rothke

I work in information security at Tapad. Write book reviews for the RSA blog, & a Founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance and Cybersecurity Canon.

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