Call it the Case of the $200,000 Typo.
You get a call from a number you seem to recognize. The caller says they work for a big company you do business with. They seem to know things about you. Then they ask for more information – your birthdate, Social Security number, or credit card n…
Crying out from near the top of the FBI’s cybercrime report last week was a heartbreaking statistic. The second-costliest category of crime, behind only compromised business email, was confidence and romance fraud, with a 2018 cost of $363 million.
As if tax season isn’t stressful enough, a new extortion email scam is currently underway to steal your personal details and commit fraudulent activities. Hackers are demanding two bitcoins from victims in exchange for keeping quiet about their presume…
A new cyber-scam collecting social media account logins is making its way through iOS devices, fooling users with its realistic-looking login process, which is really a video simulation. Unsuspecting victims are entering their Facebook credentials into…
Another Facebook flaw puts user data at risk
The media is abuzz this week with news about Facebook falling victim to yet another vulnerability that could have exposed very sensitive, private user data.
It’s that time of the year again – tax season is upon us. Recently, the Internal Revenue Service wrapped up its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams. This year, identity theft topped the list, but phone scams and phishing schemes also deserve special mentions. It’s important that taxpayers guard against ploys to steal their […]
When I was checking my Facebook News Feed this morning, I found this message. It seems one of my friends was very excited because Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, was scheduled to give away 4.5 million shares of Facebook stock at midnight. To enter this lottery-like giveaway, all you had to do was copy and paste […]
Scammers copy information from real LinkedIn profiles to pose as recruiters and attract new connections.Read More
Tech support scammers may have bolstered their arsenal by using the Nuclear exploit kit to drop ransomware onto victims’ computers.