Category Archives: Security

Security settings for ignoring ad-hoc chats

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You’re having a quiet evening, enjoying Second Life, when suddenly a new chat window opens and you see this: Poppy Walcott (1madara): Someone please lend me these 100L I’m asking. I really need and promise to pay back. I beg … Continue reading

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How to stay safe from gift card scams

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One of the peacekeepers in another group posted the following notice recently: If someone offers you a gift card that says the name of the store you’re in and offers 80% off or free items, do not accept it! There … Continue reading

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How to stay safe from Second Life phishing scams

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On Friday, March 11, Linden Lab posted “A Reminder About Account Security” under “Featured News” on the Second Life blog. This blog post is about how to stay safe from phishing scams. Wikipedia says that “phishing is the attempt to … Continue reading

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New SL Enquirer article, and more about account hijacking

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On Friday, November 28, The Green Lanterns was featured in an SL Enquirer article entitled The Green Lanterns of Second Life – The True Virtual Super Heroes – Debby Sharma Reporting. It’s always a pleasure to read another interesting and informative … Continue reading

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Lantern Alliance live help channel is online

Are you looking for someone who will help you with a griefer problem? Do you have questions about how to set up security for your parcel or sim? We maintain a channel on IRC (Internet Relay Chat) where you can … Continue reading

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Stalkers in Second Life

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The Green Lanterns group participated in an interview for this article in the SL Enquirer. We hope it helps someone who is dealing with this problem. Stalkers in Second Life: Welcome to the Dark Side – Glossom Resident reporting

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Beware of third party viewers

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Yordie Sands wrote today about SSB: What Happens Now? which discusses how Linden Lab’s upcoming Server Side Baking project may break several third party viewers, including the immensely popular (and rightly so) Firestorm. I don’t want to see Firestorm broken, … Continue reading

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