As we wrap up October and the holiday season begins, it’s important to discuss the increased cyber threats most people will face over the next three months and provide a few tips and insights that will hopefully allow you to protect yourself from becoming a victim.Continue Reading >>
Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a type of scam targeting companies who conduct wire transfers and/or have suppliers abroad. Corporate or publicly available email accounts of executives or high-level employees related to finance or involved with wire transfer payments are either spoofed or compromised through key loggers or phishing attacks to do fraudulent transfers. Once funds are wired, there is little chance of recovering funds,..Continue Reading >>
Recently, scammers are utilizing a popular online payment platform called Zelle to steal your money. The scam is a form of a phishing attack where the scammer pretends to be a bank representative alerting you of a fraudulent activity on your account. The scammer offers to stop the fraudulent activity by asking you to send yourself money with Zelle. By utilizing scare tactics and a sense of urgency, scammers get unsuspecting victims to act fast..Continue Reading >>
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