Consent Phishing: An Increasing Threat

As the pandemic continues to keep many workers home from the office, companies are using cloud services and apps more than ever. This heightened use of virtual tools has led to an increase in certain types of phishing attacks. In particular, we are seeing a rise in consent phishing. What is it? Consent phishing is…

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Social Distance Yourself From Online Coronavirus Scams

Rapidly changing information about the coronavirus is making all of us anxious to consume as much news as possible. Things can be a bit scary, and it’s worse when you feel like you don’t know what’s going on. However, we must stay vigilant – there are criminals out there who want to capitalize on this…

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Phishing Scams – Don’t Take the Bait

Email and internet scams are becoming more widespread and continue to plague individuals and businesses alike. Most scams attempt to trick the recipient into disclosing personal or high-level account information to be used with malicious intent. These are phishing scams. Other scams include clickbait links that download malware onto the user’s computer, allowing the scammer direct…

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Tech Support Scams Demystified

More than 3.8 billion people worldwide have internet access today, and as many as 3 out of 5 consumers globally have been targeted by tech support scammers. Who among us hasn’t either seen the pop-up warning us that our computer is INFECTED WITH A VIRUS or heard about it from a friend or coworker? Some…

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