Scams.  Seems like every day there's a new way for some vile human to steal what's yours.  It could be your identity, your money, your heart or a plethora of other things.  Seems like every week there's a new warning.

For 2024, the risk is greater than ever, and going to be even harder to identify.


AI Generated Scams Expected To Lead The Way In 2024

From Economic Times, Artificial Intelligence or AI will generate some scams that even the best at spotting a scam will miss.  It's expected that in 2024 we will see even more "deepfakes" that will exponentially increase the risk of:

  • identity theft
  • phishing scams
  • cyberbullying
  • charity fraud

Even the 2024 Olympics aren't immune.  It's expected that cyber thieves and scammers will try to bilk those around the world excited for the Olympics.

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What Is A Deep Fake?


a fake, digitally manipulated video or audio file produced by using deep learning, an advanced type of machine learning, and typically featuring a person’s likeness and voice in a situation that did not actually occur:

For example, you could see an ad with a celebrity talking about a product that they absolutely did not endorse.  It happens all the time.

This Is Especially Pertinent Going Into An Election Year

According to NBC News, only 3 states in America have laws on the books to combat deepfakes, Minnesota, Michigan and Washington. All of the bills are either total bans or bans with requirements of disclosure. It's being labeled, Synthetic Media.


Please do consider where you get your information on your candidates.  If we thought the last election was wild, I have a feeling this one is going to blow it out of the water.

Deep down, WE ALL know when someone is saying things that are just what we'd like to hear as opposed to the full truth.  Be better than that.  I will always say you can always trust Reuters and Associated Press.  Anyone who says you can't, is gaslighting you. What don't they want you to know?

10 Montana Towns With The Lowest Cost Of Living In 2023

Have the "big cities" become too expensive for you to live in? Why not make a move to one of these towns with the lowest cost of living in Montana for 2023. All information credited to Niche.

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These Are The Top 10 Least Educated Counties in Montana

These counties in Montana can be considered the least educated, as they have the lowest percentage of population with a Bachelor's degree or higher. All information courtesy of Stacker.

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Here's What Each Walmart Emergency Color Code Means

Some Walmart intercom codes involve the use of different colors. Each color is linked to a particular event or situation occurring in the store.

The significance of these color-coded alerts can range from relatively significant incidents to potentially critical, life-threatening situations. Understanding what these codes imply is crucial for Walmart employees. This understanding ensures they can promptly take required safety steps as and when necessary.

Hopefully, you'll never hear these codes announced at Walmart, but if you do, at least you'll know what they mean, and how you should act accordingly.


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