Threat Alert: Online Banking Advanced Social Engineering Attack

Threat Alert: Online Banking Advanced Social Engineering Attack Watch out for this latest online banking attack! The FBI has recently been made aware of a widespread attack on online banking accounts. This attack is a combination of: Social engineering Open-source intelligence (OSINT) Dark web content purchase While the main method of attack isn’t new, the… Read More

Top Three Social Media Scams

Top Three Social Media Scams Overview While social media is a fantastic way to communicate, share, and have fun with others, it is also a low-cost way for cyber criminals to trick and take advantage of millions of people. Don’t fall victim to the three most common scams on social media. Investment Scams Have you… Read More

One Simple Step To Secure Your Accounts

One Simple Step To Secure Your Accounts Does it seem like cyber criminals have a magic wand for getting into your email or bank accounts and there’s nothing you can do to stop them? Wouldn’t it be great if there was one single step you could take that would help protect you from cyber criminals… Read More

How To Spot and Stop Messaging Attacks

How To Spot and Stop Messaging Attacks Smishing (a portmanteau word combining SMS and phishing) are attacks that occur when cyber attackers use SMS, texting, or similar messaging technologies to trick you into taking an action you should not take. Perhaps they fool you into providing your credit card details, get you to call a… Read More

Social Engineering Red Flags

Social Engineering Red Flags In today’s digital world, email is a critical resource for communication for both businesses and personal users.  It’s hard to imagine life without it!  But threat actors (hackers and scammers) are constantly trying to take advantage of this useful tool by employing social engineering tactics to gain information. In 2020, Social… Read More

Top 10 Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Shopping

Top 10 Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Shopping For most of us, the holiday season is about friends, family, food—and shopping! Black Friday and Cyber Monday fall just after Thanksgiving in the U.S., but internationally, they are two of the busiest shopping days of the year. Unfortunately, while you’re looking for holiday deals, the bad guys… Read More

3 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Their Cybersecurity Practices

3 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Their Cybersecurity Practices 1. Not updating your devices Odds are that your household contains multiple devices that have the ability to connect to the Internet. This includes computers, laptops, smartphones, gaming systems, and an ever-growing list of ‘smart devices’.  All of these devices often have security updates that are… Read More

How To Stay Safe While Shopping Online

How To Stay Safe While Shopping Online Halloween has come and gone, the calendar has changed to November and we all know what that means: Holiday Shopping! As the hustle and bustle of the holiday season begins to pick up, a number of us will choose to our shopping online. Although online shopping allows us… Read More