Security and Fraud Prevention


  • Scam of the Week: QuickBooks Used as Bait for a Quick Scam

    posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2021

    An easy way for cybercriminals to get your attention is to claim that you owe a large amount of money. Pair this claim with a QuickBooks-themed phishing email and malicious malware, you get a dangerous cybersecurity threat. Read this article to learn more about this scam and how to avoid other scams like this.

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  • Scam of the Week: Watch Out for US Capitol and Parler Scams

    posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021

    Last week, a rally held in the United States Capitol escalated when protestors stormed the Capitol building. Cybercriminals use high-profile news stories like this to catch your attention and manipulate your emotions. Read this article to learn more about this scam and how to avoid other scams like this.

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  • Scam of the Week: Exploiting the Coronavirus: Malicious Zoom Installer

    posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    Whether you're working from home or trying to stay in touch with loved ones, video conferencing apps like Zoom are becoming the new normal. Cybercriminals have exploited this type of application before, but their latest scam may be the trickiest yet. Read this article to learn more about this scam and how to avoid other scams like this.

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  • Scam of the Week: Exploiting the Coronavirus: Netflix is More Popular Than Ever

    posted on Thursday, May 7, 2020

    With more and more people looking for at-home entertainment, Netflix has gained over 15 million new subscribers. Cybercriminals are happily taking advantage of this larger audience! Read this article to learn more about this scam and how to avoid other scams like this.

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  • Scam of the Week: Exploiting the Coronavirus: Smishing Violation!

    posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    Governments across the globe have created restrictions to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus. These regulations change often and vary by country, region, and city. So knowing exactly what is expected of you can be a challenge. It's no surprise that the bad guys are taking advantage of this confusion! Read this article to learn more about this scam and how to avoid other scams like this.

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