What to look out for with cameras and geotagging

What to look out for with cameras and geotagging In August of 2010, Adam Savage, of “MythBusters,” took a photo of his vehicle using his smartphone. He then posted the photo to his Twitter account including the phrase “off to work.” Since the...

Location-based social networking applications

Location-based social networking applications Location-based social networking applications Foursquare, Facebook Places and other applications Location-based social networking is quickly growing in popularity. A variety of applications are capitalizing on users’...

Home Invasion

Home Invasion Family Survival Tips in a Home Invasions by Chris E McGoey, CPP, CSP, CAM Imagine this scenario. After a long week at work, you are finally able to relax at home with your spouse and two teen-age daughters. You’re in your living room watching TV...

Campus Security Safety Tips

Campus Safety Tips Tips from the UCSD Police Department for keeping yourself safe in various situations. General safety tips Be especially aware of your surroundings at times when you may be less alert and more vulnerable to an attack (e.g., during periods of stress)...

Cellphone spying getting easier for abusers, stalkers

BY HANNAN ADELY STAFF WRITER THE RECORD “You could now listen in 100% completely undetected” — that’s the promise one company makes on its website to anyone who wants to eavesdrop on someone else’s cellphone. Spy technology is now available to the average person who...

Ventura Co Local Scam Alert

Ventura Co Local Scam Alert Last month, Ventura County was hit hard with scams and fraud. Unfortunately, people have fallen victim to these and are now suffering the consequences.   Here are some of the scams to be to be watching for: Valid cashier’s checks...