Category: Online & Mobile Fraud

Avoiding Tax Fraud Schemes

If you haven’t already, it’s time to pay your taxes. Here are some tips for avoiding common tax fraud schemes. Phishing emails asking for personal information Cyber criminals continue to use phishing emails in an attempt lure you into divulging...

/ April 8, 2019

Protect your Online Banking Login Information

Think of your online banking login information as your social security number, bank account number, or other personally identifiable information (PII). You need to keep this information secure. You do not need to share it with anyone. Why should I...

/ April 1, 2019

Why Your Small Business Needs Cyber insurance

Imagine this scenario:  You walk into the office and you’re immediately informed that the computers are “acting crazy,” money has been transferred out of the bank account by one of your employees who got scammed, and all computers have been...

/ February 15, 2019

Romance Scams: Still on the Rise

Cupid may shoot his love arrows when Valentine’s rolls around, but cybercriminals are sending out hooks every day in hopes of catching another victim in a scam. Shocking statistics In 2016, victims lost more than $220 million to romance scams...

/ February 1, 2019

Your New Yearly Checkup

You may be in good shape physically for the new year, or have a plan to get there. But how’s your email security? Consider this your reminder to log in to your email accounts and check your private information and...

/ January 7, 2019

10 Quick Tips for Holiday ID Protection

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But it’s also prime time for identity thieves trying to take advantage of seasonal habits that create more risk such as increased shopping and travel. Last year, fraud attempts spiked 22% during...

/ December 20, 2018

Who’s Watching You?

You might be sharing more data than you think online. This fall’s Facebook security breach that exposed data from 50 million user accounts served as an unfortunate reminder that what is shared online is never truly private. Many consumers have...

/ November 28, 2018

Avoiding Tech Support Scams

Imagine you are working on your computer when a popup appears claiming that you have a virus and need to take immediate action. You ask yourself, “What should I do?” The best thing to do is stop, before clicking anything....

/ August 16, 2018

10 Tips for Keeping Your Finances Safe Online

Are you worried about conducting business online? It’s a valid concern. Cyberattacks, hacks, and breaches fill the headlines. Here are 10 quick tips you can use to keep your finances safe while online: Create yourself – As soon as you...

/ April 2, 2018

Do You Enjoy Tax Time?

Do you enjoy tax time? The cybercriminals do! Tax season is upon us, and it’s a very healthy time of year for cybercriminals, who continue to target all industries with W2 phishing email scams. They use legitimate-looking emails asking for...

/ March 14, 2018