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Protecting Your Online Accounts from Credential Stuffing Threats


Image by Pete Linforth from PixabayWhen the holidays draw near, you can be sure cyber threats are not far behind, one of them being “Credential Stuffing,” which has emerged as a leading cyber threat against your financial, retail, social media and email accounts.“Credential Stuffing” is a method used by cybercriminals to try to gain unauthorized access to your digital accounts. By using lists of stolen user names and passwords from previous data breaches, cybercriminals randomly attempt to log into websites and social media accounts in the hopes that individuals will set up those same user names and passwords for some of their other online accounts.This threat is real and it is on the rise. ...
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FEATURED AUTHOR: S.R. MALLERY


“TEA, ANYONE?”How do two modern, quirky, twenty-something gals solve murders in a small, cozy USA town?Easy. With a little time travel, some humor, and a lot of hard work. When the skeptical Brooke first meets the psychic Abby, she’s not impressed. But with the help of her comfort cat, her middle-aged roomie, her childhood friend, and a hunky detective hinting at a sweet romance, Brooke not only accepts that Abby has real gifts, it’s clear that these five people and one cat make up a crack team.Got tea, anyone? In 1773, the Boston Tea Party sure did. Find out why going back in time helps break the case!Book Details:Title: Tea, Anyone? Author: S. R. MalleryGenre: cozy mysterySeries: A Brooke ...
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Don Travis: Voxlightner Scandal’s Out, So Let’s Take a Look at...

Don Travis: Voxlightner Scandal’s Out, So Let’s Take a Look at...: dontravis.com blog post #365     Artist: Maria Fanning DSP released The Voxlightner Scandal, the sixth book in my BJ Vinson myster...Original link
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Voxlightner Scandal’s Out, So Let’s Take a Look at It


dontravis.com blog post #365  Artist: Maria FanningDSP released The Voxlightner Scandal, the sixth book in my BJ Vinson mystery series, last month. I’d like to present an excerpt of that novel for you this week. Part of the Blurb for the book serves to set up the narrative. Take a look:No good deed goes unpunished, as investigator B. J. Vinson is about to discover.Writer John Pierce Belhaven was murdered before he could reveal the name of another killer--one connected to the biggest scandal to rock Albuquerque in years. Two of the city's most prominent citizens--Barron Voxlightner and Dr. Walther Stabler--vanished in 2004, along with fifty million dollars looted from Voxlightner Precious Met...
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FEATURED AUTHOR: RICHARD AUDRY


It’s September 1902, and Mary MacDougall has fulfilled her greatest dream—opening her own detective agency. But the achievement doesn’t come without complication.Mary’s father insists that an older cousin come to work with her—as both secretary and minder. Jeanette Harrison pledges to keep the plucky sleuth away from danger, as well as from her unsuitable suitor Edmond Roy. The new agency’s first cases hardly seem to portend danger or significance. There’s the affair of the nicked napkin rings…the problem of the purloined pocket watch...and the matter of the four filched felines.Mary and Jeanette have not the slightest notion that one of these modest matters will blow up into something conse...
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Books That Make Great Gifts for the Holidays

No matter which holiday an individual celebrates, you can never go wrong giving books as gifts.Add the following books, which include mysteries, thrillers, suspense and all those in between to your Gift Giving List. Just click on the title, and place your order(s) now.Killing Signs by Ernest Morris - Two lead detectives are assigned to decipher a ghastly murder case.Hollywood Homicide by Kellye Garrett - An unemployed actress comes across a billboard seeking information on a hit-and-run murder. Broken by Charlotte Marshall-Murray - An up-and-coming poet believes she has met her dream man who may be too good to be true.Broken Hearted 2, Secrets Revealed by Charlotte Y. Marshall-Murray - A wom...
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FEATURED AUTHOR: JENNIFER S. ALDERSON


Who knew a New Year’s trip to Budapest could be so deadly? The tour must go on – even with a killer in their midst…Recent divorcee Lana Hansen needs a break. Her luck has run sour for going on a decade, ever since she got fired from her favorite job as an investigative reporter. When her fresh start in Seattle doesn’t work out as planned, Lana ends up unemployed and penniless on Christmas Eve.Dotty Thompson, her landlord and the owner of Wanderlust Tours, is also in a tight spot after one of her tour guides ends up in the hospital, leaving her a guide short on Christmas Day.When Dotty offers her a job leading the tour group through Budapest, Hungary, Lana jumps at the chance. It’s the perfec...
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Don Travis: A Thanksgiving Day Lesson on the Interrobang

Don Travis: A Thanksgiving Day Lesson on the Interrobang: dontravis.com blog post #364     Courtesy of pl.m.wikipedia.com First of all, a happy Thanksgiving Day wish to all my readers, for...Original link
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A Thanksgiving Day Lesson on the Interrobang


dontravis.com blog post #364  Courtesy of pl.m.wikipedia.comFirst of all, a happy Thanksgiving Day wish to all my readers, foreign and domestic. I say that because last month, I received 2000 hits from Israel, 800 from Russia, and almost as many from Hong Kong, and the Netherlands.Today’s post was inspired by two things:First, it’s a holiday, and not many people will indulge in the practice of checking some guy’s blog.Second, a recent reading in our Wordwrights Writing Class.Last Monday, one of our members read an original poem to the class, in which he used both a question mark and a comma to end a sentence. This prompted a discussion of why this unusual pairing. Unusual but not unheard of....
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FEATURED AUTHOR: STEVEN MANCHESTER


It’s the winter of 1984. Twelve-year old Herbie and his two brothers—Wally and Cockroach—are enjoying the mayhem of winter break when a late Nor’easter blows through New England, trapping their quirky family in the house. The power goes out and playing Space Invaders to AC DC’s Back in Black album is suddenly silenced—forcing them to use their twisted imaginations in beating back the boredom. At a time when the brothers must overcome one fear after the next, they learn that courage is the one character trait that guarantees all others.

This hysterical coming-of-age tale is jam-packed with enough nostalgia to satisfy anyone who grew up in the ‘80s or at least had the good fortune to travel t...
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FEATURED AUTHOR: MIKE MARTIN


Sergeant Winston Windflower and his trusty crew at the Grand Bank detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have more than a few mysteries on their hands. Windflower suspects that the three cases—a homicide, a near-homicide and a fire on Coronation Street—are somehow connected, but how is proving difficult to determine, especially now that he must battle his unusually cranky mood, the never-ending winter that has gripped the coastal region of Newfoundland and his new, power-hungry boss.In Fire, Fog and Water, award-winning author Mike Martin is true to form, retaining the light crime genre for which he is known while delving into the most perplexing social issues of our time, including...
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Partake Foods is Here When it Comes to Allergy-Free Cookies

Denise Woodard, Founder, and CEO of Partake Foods, joins ChedHER to discuss how she built up her allergy-free cookie company that was founded to create safe snacks for her family.Original link
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Don Travis: River Otter – A Study of Sensory Perception in Cre...

Don Travis: River Otter – A Study of Sensory Perception in Cre...: dontravis.com blog post #363     Courtesy of FreeDomainPictures.com Not much comment these last two weeks on Dooper and Dangle, b...Original link
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River Otter – A Study of Sensory Perception in Creative Writing


dontravis.com blog post #363  Courtesy of FreeDomainPictures.comNot much comment these last two weeks on Dooper and Dangle, but there sure were a lot of hits. Surprisingly, viewers from Hong Kong were the most numerous, followed by Russia, the US, and the Ukraine. Curious, huh?As some readers know, I co-teach a free creative writing class called Wordwrights every Monday at Albuquerque’s North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center. Our members are published writers, beginning writers, people considering taking up writing, and individuals who just like to be around writers. We are novelists, short story writers, memoirists, poets, essayists, and whatever else you can dream up. The class is ope...
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FEATURED AUTHOR: SHARON PRENTICE


Becoming Starlight is a memoir about the process of grief and its relationship to the mysteries concerning the afterlife. This book will bring comfort to those who are feeling unrelenting sorrow over the loss of loved ones. This memoir is a story of surviving grief and mending the wounds of loss.Book Details:Title: Becoming Starlight: Surviving Grief and Mending the Wounds of Loss
Author: Sharon Prentice, PhD Genre: memoir / spirituality Publisher: Waterside Productions (May 8, 2018)Print length: 220 pagesQ: Sharon, what inspired you to write this book?A: Becoming Starlight is/was truly my life and death struggle with spiritual darkness and loss of faith. Having been raised within a very lov...
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FEATURED AUTHOR: LYNN CAHOON


It’s October in South Cove, California, and the locals in the quaint resort seem to be happily pairing off in the lull before the holidays. Everyone, that is, except for Jill Gardner’s elderly aunt, who just dumped her besotted fiancé—and she won’t say why.When Jill hosts a talk at Coffee, Books, and More on the topic of elder abuse, all that’s really on her mind is lunch. But the topic hits close to home when she discovers Aunt Jackie has been getting mysterious calls. Jill’s certain the caller is a con artist, of course, but her feisty aunt claims to understand this, though she’s still shaken—and Harrold’s still heartbroken. Who’s behind the scam and why was her aunt targeted? When a volun...
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FEATURED AUTHOR: EMMA DAKIN


Moving to a quiet English village should have been tranquil, but Claire Barclay learns that even an invitation to tea can be deadly. Who killed Mrs. Paulson, the president of the local Mystery Books Club? Was the motive for murder located in the archives of the book club? The members of the books club might have reason to want Mrs. Paulson’s out of the way. She had lived in the village all her life, been involved in many organizations and societies and knew many secrets of the villagers. Was one secret too dangerous for her to keep? She had been wealthy and left her money to a member of the club. Could the legatee have been impatient for her inheritance? Who cared enough to want her dead? Cl...
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A Guide to the Diverse Sexual Orientations


Get to Know All of the Sexual Orientations by Clicking Here. Image Source Original link
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FEATURED AUTHOR: MOLLIE HUNT


When a superhero cosplayer falls to his death at a comic con, Lynley is left holding the bag— and a cat!Who killed Captain Cat? His tribe wants to know.When the Captain is murdered at Bridgetown Comic-con and philanthropist Esmae Westhouse is arrested for the crime, sixty-something cat shelter volunteer Lynley Cannon steps out of her comfort zone and dons her Star Trek uniform to expose the real killer.A decade-spanning love triangle, a band of vigilante cosplayers, a shady pharmaceutical company, and an ancient black cat named Kitty tie into a puzzling plot that has Lynley running in all directions. The death of Captain Cat is only the beginning, and Lynley must stay one step ahead of a rut...
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Don Travis: Dooper and Dangle – Part 2 of 2 Parts

Don Travis: Dooper and Dangle – Part 2 of 2 Parts: dontravis.com blog post #362     Courtesy of documentjournal.com Here’s the rest of my interpretation of Mark’s story. ***** ...Original link
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