You’ve probably been hearing a lot about contact tracing. It’s the process of identifying people who have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, instructing them to quarantine and monitoring their symptoms daily.  Contact tracers are usually hired by a state’s department...

June 1 marks the official start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Exercise caution in handling emails with hurricane-related subject lines, attachments or hyperlinks....

Due to school closings and stay-at-home orders resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, children’s increased online presence may put them at greater risk of child exploitation. Parents, guardians, caregivers, and teachers can take the following measures to help protect children from becoming victims of online child...

Is your money still safe in a traditional bank? With the world flipped upside down, you may be worried about your finances and whether or not they are safe at a traditional bank. The truth is, the safest place for your money is still in a...

The range of current malicious activity attempting to exploit COVID-19 worldwide varies. A few common examples include: • Fake tests or cures. Individuals and businesses have been selling or marketing fake “cures” or “test kits” for COVID-19. These cures and test kits are unreliable, at best,...

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. 1. What the FTC is Doing The FTC and FDA have jointly issued warning letters to seven sellers of unapproved and misbranded products, claiming they can treat or prevent the Coronavirus. The companies’ products include teas, essential...

While email attachments are a popular and convenient way to send documents, they are also a common source of viruses. Use caution when opening attachments, even if they appear to have been sent by someone you know. What steps can you take to protect yourself and...