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Chris Parker, the founder of WhatIsMyIPAddress.com, interviews guests and tells real-life stories about topics to open your eyes to the danger and traps lurking in the real world, ranging from online scams and frauds to everyday situations where people are trying to take advantage of you—for their gain and your loss. Our goal is to educate and equip you, so you learn how to spot the warnings signs of trouble, take quick action, and lower the risk of becoming a victim.
 
Learn how to defend against the most prolific Scams that effect us both online and offline now! Hosts Art Maines and Curtis Bailey harness the skill sets of experts of all kinds to showcase how you, your loved ones and those around you can help them – HAMMER THE SCAMMERS!
 
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Not all lies are scams, but everyone lies, even if it's only about someone’s birthday gift. Liars give out both verbal and nonverbal cues, but how do you know what they are? Listen to this episode to learn how to spot a lie. Today’s guest is Pamela Meyer. Pamela is certified fraud examiner, international speaker, entrepreneur, and the author of Lie…
 
Not all social media influencers are equal. Just because someone has a ton of followers doesn’t mean they actually have any influence on their audience. It’s important that we learn to be critical thinkers that do research and not just believe what we hear and read. Whether you’re a business looking to use an influencer to promote your product, or …
 
Pets are one way to get to someone’s heart and their wallet. Purchasing a dog is an investment that scammers can try to manipulate for their own advantage. Today’s guest is Brandi Hunter. Brandi has been in public relations and communications for over 15 years. The past five years she has been working for the American Kennel Club commonly known as …
 
Many assume that dating scams only take place online. A scenario where they create an emotional connection over a period of time and eventually start asking for money. Today, we talk with someone who was deceived in person and how to see the warning signs in real life. Today’s guest is Abby Ellin. Abby has been a freelance writer for 20 years. She …
 
Ethical hacking may seem like an oxymoron, but having someone that you trust do a penetration test on your network may shock you. Our guest today has been helping people for 20 years to know when they’re vulnerable, and he shares his stories and insights to help you keep your information secure. Today’s guest is Brian Self. Brian is a certified Inf…
 
Both Segments: Computer and Technology News! Topics: https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/gaming/2021/03/13/college-esports-scholarships-go-mainly-men-nearly-90-funds/4674899001/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvzgwsLo_-o https://www.engadget.com/woman-creates-deepfakes-for-cheerleader-daughter-215024991.html https://thenextweb.com/neural/2021/03/1…
 
Both Segments: Computer and Technology News. Topics: Samsung and Mastercard are collaborating on a fingerprint payment card | Engadget EA confirms it isn’t secretly “fixing” FIFA matches | Ars Technica Bloomberg: Next Nintendo Switch can output 4K and has a 7-inch OLED | Engadget Nintendo Plans Switch Model With Bigger Samsung OLED Display – Bloomb…
 
Both Segments: Techguy.org. Mike Cermak, Owner/Operator. Topics: Google to Stop Selling Targeted Ads Based on Browsing History – TheStreet ads-privacy/FLOC-Whitepaper-Google.pdf at master · google/ads-privacy · GitHub Microsoft: Multiple Exchange Server Zero-Days Under Attack by Chinese Hacking Group | SecurityWeek.Com Intel ordered to pay $2.18 bi…
 
Both Segments: Computer and Technology News. Topics: Nikola admits to making “inaccurate” statements under disgraced founder | Ars Technica How a 10-second video clip sold for $6.6 million | Reuters Gatorade’s new Gx Sweat Patch tests your sweat for smarter hydration – The Verge Verizon admitted 5G might be a big battery drain without admitting it …
 
Both Segments: Nathan Evans. Popzara.com, Managing Editor. Throughout Popzara you’ll find views on gaming, movies, technology, cultural icons and so much more. Reviews and previews, in-depth analyses, opinion pieces, conversations, and a regularly updated Podcast keep things interesting and always entertaining. Our diverse editorial staff is commit…
 
First Segment: Drone Delivery Canada. Michael Zahra, CEO/President. Our vision is to be the premier drone delivery company globally. Through our relentless focus on customers, employees and safety, we commercialize our technology to create new and innovative logistics platforms for companies and government agencies. Second Segment: Computer and Tec…
 
Both Segments: Scott Schober, Cyber Security Expert. Scott N. Schober is the President and CEO of Berkeley Varitronics Systems (BVS), a forty-year-old New Jersey-based privately held company and leading provider of advanced, world-class wireless test and security solutions. Schober also invented BVS’s cell phone detection tools, used to enforce a “…
 
First Segment: Liquid Avatar. David Lucatch, CEO. A Liquid Avatar is a high quality, biometric and blockchain secured online version of you! Now when you go online, you can easily and securely provide who you are and share only the information that you want to share with others. You can also use different Liquid Avatars for each facet of your perso…
 
Seniors are prime targets for cyber crime because many of them have been preparing for retirement and have sizable savings. Their lack of familiarity with technology can set them up to be deceived or hacked. Scammers are going to elaborate lengths to hide their deception. It's important to be aware of their schemes. Today’s guest is Scott Schober. …
 
Some believe Ponzi schemes are doomed to fail. But with a sophisticated schemer and a broad enough base of people, they might just be able to keep it going. In honor of Charles Ponzi’s birthday, we talk about the history of the Ponzi scheme and some of the amazing stories of how they’ve been exposed and ways to see them coming. Today’s guest is Ste…
 
Most of us would not consider ourselves to be an easy target for a predator. But we may be communicating signs that we’re unaware of. Today’s guest is Mike Mandel. Mike’s career has covered many different fields from stage performer, trainer, psycho-therapist, martial arts instructor, writer, and corporate speaker. Mike is a renowned hypnotist with…
 
First Segment: Edgewater Wireless. Andrew Skafel, CEO. Spectrum Slicing allows a frequency band to be divided, or sliced, to allow more radios to operate in a given area. Think of Spectrum Slicing like moving from a single-lane road to a multi-lane highway — regardless of wireless technology. In Wi-Fi, Spectrum Slicing allows multiple radios to ope…
 
Both Segments: Dariush Derakhshani, CGI Expert/Hardware Expert. Topics: Intel’s Xe gaming GPU testing is well underway, suggesting a 2021 release | TechRadar Nvidia RTX 3000 GPU shortages are so bad it’s bringing back…the GTX 1050 Ti?! | TechRadar Buy GeForce RTX Graphics Cards | NVIDIA GeForce Store Falcodrin – Twitch Samsung’s Chip Fabs in Texas …
 
Data privacy has often been an after-thought in software and platform development. Data breaches have increased consumer awareness and laws such as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) have been enacted. Programmers and engineers need to think about what data they are collecting, how it is being store…
 
First Segment: Danavation. John Ricci, CEO. Danavation Technologies Corp.™ is a leading provider of micro e-paper displays in North America. Our state-of-the-art Digital Smart Labels™ enable companies to automate labelling, price, product information, and promotions in real time. Topics: Bitcoin (BTC) price hits $50,000 for the first time Researche…
 
Both Segments: Computer And Technology News Topics: Uncrewed Chinese Spacecraft Tianwen-1 Successfully Enters Mars Orbit Joe Biden will tackle chip shortage with executive order | Engadget Researchers built an AI that recognizes and rewards good doggos | Engadget Cyberpunk and Witcher hackers don’t seem to be bluffing with $1M source code auction –…
 
First Segment: SDSol Technologies. Azam Malik, CEO/Founder. Relevant Links: https://sdsol.com/portfolio/ https://sdsol.com/project/padl/ https://sdsol.com/project/mypark-smart-parking-app/ https://buyallsola.com/ Second Segment: Computer and Technology News. Colorado Schools Could Soon Teach Kids How To Differentiate Between Fake News & Credible Me…
 
Both Segments: Dating Site Data and Implications Of Online Dating. Resources: Americans’ personal experiences with online dating | Pew Research Center Users of online dating platforms experience both positive – and negative – aspects of courtship on the web | Pew Research Center Americans who think online dating has had a positive effect say it exp…
 
Both Segments: Popzara.com. Nathan Evans, Managing Editor. Topics: The State of Gaming: The Best, Worst (and Everything Else) Games of 2020 | Popzara Podcast Movie Time! The Best, Worst (and Everything Else) Movies of 2020 | Popzara Podcast Robinhood has stopped limiting GameStop shares – The Verge Democrats take first stab at reforming Section 230…
 
Both Segments: Computer and Technology News. Topics: Parler CEO announces he’s been ‘terminated’ by the company’s board | Engadget AT&T customer since 1960 buys WSJ print ad to complain of slow speeds | Ars Technica 23andMe is going public as it pushes further into healthcare | Engadget Don’t buy Teslas during a production ramp, Elon Musk says – Th…
 
Catfishing is when a person creates a fake identity often with corresponding social media accounts, phone numbers, photos, and addresses targeting a specific victim for abuse or fraud. These catfishers are organized, patient, and have a playbook that they follow to gain the trust of their target over the course of weeks, months, or even years. Effe…
 
Many are resigned to stay silent about the pain of being scammed, but today’s guest helps empower others by vulnerably communicating her experience and sharing specific warning signs. Today’s guest is Debby Montgomery Johnson. Debby is founder of The Woman Behind the Smile, Inc. She is a best-selling author, international speaker, entrepreneur, pod…
 
Both Segments: Scott Schober, Cyber Security Expert. Topics: Is President Biden’s Peloton bike vulnerable to hackers? – YouTube Biden Peloton Raises Security Risks – The New York Times Hacker leaks data of 2.28 million dating site users | ZDNet China Has Stolen The Personal Data Of 80% Of American Adults: Report iOS 14.5 will let Apple Watch owners…
 
Keeping children safe online is a concern for every parent. Children can have a technical skill that is far more advanced than their cognitive development and it is not easy to know how and what boundaries to set. Today’s guest is Susan McLean. Susan is Australia’s foremost expert in the area of cyber safety and was a member of Victoria Police for …
 
First Segment: CarePredict. Dr. Gerald Wilmink, Chief Business Officer. CarePredict started as an idea, from our founder, who was simply looking for ways to help care for his parents and provide himself peace of mind. Since 2013, CarePredict’s mission has grown into a movement to transform this rapidly growing, underserved market and empower better…
 
If you’ve got student loans, you feel the pressure of that financial obligation, but watch out. There are scammers looking to take advantage of your situation, offering student loan consolidation or elimination for a fee. Our guest today is Robert Farrington. Robert is founder of The College Investor. He has been featured in many media outlets such…
 
Both Segments: Computer and Technology News. Topics: CES 2021 Wrap-Up: 8K Displays, Laptop Revivals, Processor Wars, Smart Masks, and Touchless Toilets | Popzara Podcast With latest Starlink launch, SpaceX to set record for rapid reuse | Ars Technica Stuff in Space Microsoft invests in $30 billion driverless car company Cruise | Ars Technica New el…
 
In this episode, we deviate a bit from our traditional topics to incorporate the growing diversity in the Infosec world. In the past, this has been a male dominated field, but the culture is changing. Our guest today is Eleanor Dallway. Eleanor is the Editorial Director at Infosecurity Magazine, and she is at the front of the security industry. She…
 
Both Segments: CES 2021 Day 2 Coverage. Topics: Razer’s wild concepts: A smart mask and a gaming chair with a 60″ OLED | Engadget Moflin AI pet | Engadget Razer’s Blade 15 and Pro 17 get RTX 30-series GPUs, fast QHD displays | Engadget Intel’s Rocket Lake S CPUs are up to 19 percent faster than last year | Engadget AMD unveils 65W Ryzen 5800 and 59…
 
Both Segments: Computer and Technology News. Topics: https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/07/mark-zuckerberg-announces-trump-banned-from-facebook-and-instagram-for-at-least-the-next-two-weeks/?rss=1 https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/07/twitch-disables-trumps-channel-over-incendiary-rhetoric/ https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/7/22218876/youtube-trump-videos-el…
 
As we start the new year, we often contemplate resolutions and adopting new behaviors into our lives. Good mentoring relationships can have an amazingly powerful impact on both our personal and professional lives, but a bad one can lead to a devastating outcome. Learn how to identify a great match in today’s episode with Mark Timm. Mark Timm has be…
 
Both Segments: Computer and Technology News. Topics: https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/5/22215171/google-alphabet-union-cwa-organizers-goals-explainer https://www.businessinsider.com.au/bitcoin-price-biggest-drop-since-march-after-record-crypto-volatility-2021-1 https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/5g-covid-guitar-pedal-b1782573.…
 
Both Segments: Computer and Technology News. Topics: Bitcoin tops $34,000 as record rally continues – BBC News WhatsApp set an all-time record for calls on New Year’s Eve | Engadget Amazon’s Haven healthcare venture is reportedly disbanding | Engadget Microsoft hints at coming “sweeping visual rejuvenation” of Windows 10 | Ars Technica Google worke…
 
Trust is important for our employees, our clients, and our potential customers and as entrepreneurs, we need to learn how to create it. As business professionals, we need to learn how to choose who to be in partnerships with so that we are able to protect ourselves and our businesses from lawsuits and poor decisions. Our guest today is Mary Kelly. …
 
Both Segments: Popzara.com. Nathan Evans, Managing Editor. Throughout Popzara you’ll find views on gaming, movies, technology, cultural icons and so much more. Reviews and previews, in-depth analyses, opinion pieces, conversations, and a regularly updated Podcast help keep things interesting and always entertaining. Our diverse editorial staff is c…
 
Criminals don’t just randomly pick their targets. They look for easy prey. Find out what you might inadvertently be doing that makes a criminal choose you as their next victim. Today’s guest is James Casey. James has made a life-long career out of understanding why people break the law. He began in law enforcement and was on the National Security C…
 
Both Segments: Scott Schober. Cyber Security Expert, Correspondent. Scott N. Schober is the President and CEO of Berkeley Varitronics Systems (BVS), a forty-six-year-old New Jersey-based privately held company and leading provider of advanced, world-class wireless test and security solutions. Schober also invented BVS’s cell phone detection tools, …
 
Both Segments: Computer and Technology News. Topics: Nikon Is ending 70 years of camera production in Japan – mirrorlessrumors Wonder Woman 1984 Lassos $38.5 Million at Box Office in Opening Weekend | Entertainment News DOJ charges Zoom employee for helping Chinese government shut down Tiananmen Square commemorations Robot Lawyer Faces Legal Troubl…
 
First Segment: Hearo.Live. Edward Lerner, CEO. Hearo.Live allows you to connect with your friends and our online community to do the thing we always want to do together, maybe now more than ever – be with one another and hang out. With Hearo, you can load up your favorite YouTube playlist, chill with your favorite Twitch streamer, let your palms ge…
 
Both Segments: Computer and Technology News. Topics: Bitcoin price passes $20,000, setting new record | Ars Technica #StopDMCA trending as Twitch users outrage against US Senator’s bill – Dexerto Security Researcher Reveals Solarwinds’ Update Server Was ‘Secured’ With The Password ‘solarwinds123’ | Techdirt MIT researchers have built the most preci…
 
GE Appliances Interview, Discussing Kitchen Hub 2.0, Smart Homes, and News First Segment: GE Appliances. Jeremy Miller, Smarthome Solutions Commercial Director. Every once in a while, you’re at your absolute best: perfect kids, an Instagram-able husband and that work-life balance sweet spot. But life doesn’t always work that way. Which is why at GE…
 
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