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PayPal Scam

Used PayPal lately? Hackers certainly hope so. Make sure you don't fall into this trap! Guide: 10 Steps to Improve Your Business Technology We put together an "IT recipe" that can produce better results, tighter security and higher productivity for your business. Enter your email address below

By |2020-08-21T16:38:02-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Phishing|0 Comments

IRS Scam

Kicking it OLD SCHOOL. See how scammers use snail-mail to dupe you into sending them money. It might sound like something you'd never fall for, but learning their tricks is a sure way to make sure you keep your money yourself! Guide: 10 Steps to Improve Your

By |2020-08-21T16:34:18-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Phishing|0 Comments

Amazon Scam

Jeff Bezos would NOT approve. See how scammers trick you into giving up your credit card number. This elaborate multi-part scam consists of phishing email, impostor websites, gift cards, luxury watches and more. For starters, you may receive a fake email that supposedly is from Amazon. It tells you

By |2020-08-21T16:31:46-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Phishing|0 Comments

How Hackers Blackmail You

See how hackers use clever social engineering methods to trick people into paying a fake ransom. There are a lot of bad guys out there who are willing to blackmail you and steal your money. Sadly we've had people contact us in the past, panicked and frightened over this email

By |2020-08-21T16:28:25-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Phishing|0 Comments

Netflix Scam

Watch this video to see what a Netflix phishing email and impostor site look like. Everybody loves Netflix and nobody wants to lose it unexpectedly.  At least, that's what scammers are hoping for.  In this episode of our Security Awareness video series, we will show you exactly how scammers

By |2020-08-21T16:24:23-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Phishing|0 Comments

Meet The Threat Actors, Part 5: Organized Crime

I’ll make him an offer he can’t refuse. That’s right, this week we’re looking at the mafia. Wait no not that kind. The cyber mafia, and they’re here to break your cyber kneecaps. Not that that’s any better. With buzzword bingo out of the way, what are we talking

By |2020-08-21T13:02:37-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Meet the Threat Actors|0 Comments

Meet The Threat Actors, Part 4: Hacktivists

If you’ve been anywhere near the internet since the early 2000’s you’ll know who Anonymous are. But the truth is that’s just the tip of the iceberg – hacktivists are an incredibly large collective, and one could argue an enormous influence. There are tons of groups – to name

By |2020-08-21T12:57:10-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Meet the Threat Actors|0 Comments

Meet The Threat Actors, Part 3: What is an APT?

This week we’re looking at APTs!  Advanced persistent threats. When I say the words foreign spy, you probably think of a suave James Bond type right? With a license to kill and a cheesy catchphrase. Well there may be one hidden in your network right now. Say what? Yep

By |2020-08-21T12:54:55-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Meet the Threat Actors|0 Comments

Meet The Threat Actors, Part 2: Insider Threats

Gentlemen… we have a spy in our midst.  And that’s just the start of our problems. This week’s episode is all about insider threats and believe me if you weren’t a hermit before watching this, you will be by the end of it. So, backing up from the

By |2020-08-21T11:31:12-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Meet the Threat Actors|0 Comments

Meet The Threat Actors, Part 1: Script Kiddies

So this week we’re kicking off a new series: meet the threat actors. Because who doesn’t want to find out about the gremlins hiding under your bed? Let’s back up a second – first of all what is a threat actor? Simply put, a threat actor is an

By |2020-08-21T12:46:53-05:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Meet the Threat Actors|0 Comments