RDP #16 : TARGET

RDP # 16: TARGET

Lately, I have felt like a target. Three credit cards (all from the same bank) hacked. Lots of paperwork on fraud. A general sense that whatever I thought was “safe” before was just a myth I told myself to keep from getting crazy.

I hate this feeling. Between living under a presidency run by a madman with his finger on the nuclear buttons, hackers attacking my computer, telephone, and email scammers, and, of course, router hackers?

Do I have a target painted somewhere on me that everyone can see — except me?

We should all be able to feel at least reasonably secure in our own spaces, our homes. Our businesses. Our personal lives. We should not be waiting for the next attacker to try to lure us into danger or hack our data.

Thank you, Facebook.

You really helped the hackers and probably made a fortune doing it, too. I notice you are spending millions of dollars on advertisements which are supposed to make us “feel better” about you, but you haven’t spent a penny to help protect the people you hurt. People like me who took your hit in the first place and now wonder if anything will ever return to normal.

And most of all, thank you President Dirtbag. You have left me wondering when the next holocaust is coming to destroy what remains.


We are the TARGET.


Me. Us. Our world.



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26 replies

  1. wow, this is scarey. I didn’t know so much of this was going around. Read where it happened to another blogger too.

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  2. Disconcerting. Sorry you are going through this, and hope it is resolved soon. We are all targets in this day of cyber crimes.

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  3. You Wrote; “We should all be able to feel at least reasonably secure in our own spaces, our homes. Our businesses. Our personal lives. We should not be waiting for the next attacker to try to lure us into danger or hack our data.”

    Unfortunately the “next attacker” is already upon us.., and it’s the inhabitant of “The Oval Office,” and his gang.

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  4. Hi, Citibank is pretty good with fraud protection.
    Our card has been used by others several times and Citi has called us about it each time.
    They cancel the charges and send us new cards, usually in one day.
    I do not work for them. ☺

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    • Comenity bank has been very good too and our own Bank of America has been very careful. I think the credit companies are the ONLY ones on the ball. Apparently, our government is completely helpless in the face of this threat. I don’t suppose they’ve been paid off, do you?

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  5. It is very sad that what you say is so very true. Time for major change!

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  6. I still cannot believe that a Trump can be a president, the man is impossible. If you have a computer, it seems you are a target.

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  7. I think we are all targets at the moment until there is a more equitable economy that everyone can take part in.
    Leslie

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  8. My daughter was recently hit, had her credit cards hit, in two towns, one here one where we lived before. Fortunately the funds stolen were replaced. Having said that, I so agree. Where there’s a will there’s a way, and that’s unfortunately, the bottom line. I’m truly sorry you have been made to feel this way. You are right, we should be able to feel a modicum of safety.

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