Business email compromise fraud generated more losses for victims than any other type of cybercrime in 2021. It’s long past time that organizations got a handle on these scams. The old adage of people being the weakest link in security is especially true when it comes to email threats. Here, cybercriminals can arguable generate their … More The trouble with BEC: How to stop the costliest internet scam
By spotting these early warning signs of identity theft, you can minimize the impact on you and your family. We’re all spending more of our time online. Last year, US adults spent one hour more per day on digital activities across all of their devices than they did in 2019. By the end of 2022, we may … More 5 warning signs your identity has been stolen
How do vishing scams work, how do they impact businesses and individuals, and how can you protect yourself, your family and your business? We’ve all heard of phishing, the tried-and-tested email scam that spoofs authoritative sources to trick recipients into handing over sensitive information or downloading malware. Well, vishing is its voice call equivalent. It’s … More Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed?
Twenty years ago, playing a game with players from the other side of the globe was just a dream. For today’s kids, this is the reality that is only a few clicks away. But cooperating or competing with complete strangers, who children know only by their nicknames, carries its risks. Although most online players are … More Does your young gamer play it safe? Six tips that will keep them well-protected
Dubious websites, business opportunities too good to be true, EU -or- British passports … you name it, it’s on the internet. Using Brexit (Feb. 1, 2020) and the COVID-19 pandemic declaration (Mar. 12, 2020) to bookend our discussion, we still have plenty of fodder to discuss online scams. Scams can aim for anything, from cash … More From Brexit to COVID-19, welcome to scammer central