Security Tips

When it comes to cybercrimes and scams, seniors and elderly individuals are among the most targeted demographics. Scammers often target those who are more trusting, have better credit and more wealth which is more common among the elderly population versus younger adults. Seniors are considered 'easy'...

An email account can be compromised in a number of different ways. In some cases, your password may be weak and easily guessed or obtained through a public breach. In other cases, you may have clicked on a malicious link in an email, social networking...

Spring is not just a good time for cleaning your house or apartment, it's also a good time to clean up your technology and cyber footprint. Throughout the year, especially around the holidays and during tax season, you extend your cyber footprint by paying bills, shopping,...

It seems like it's been much longer than one year ago since we last did our taxes, but somehow, it's here again; tax season. This past year, fiscally, is fundamentally different from other tax years before it. The introduction of stimulus payments from the government...

The ability to leverage current events is a dream scenario for modern-day cybercriminals. These criminals use events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, to fuel their malicious intent. With the global pandemic comes the desire to stay updated with the most current information. However, it can be...

Throughout the year, scam artists pose as legitimate entities - such as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), other government agencies and financial institutions in an attempt to defraud taxpayers. They employ sophisticated phishing campaigns to lure users to malicious sites or entice them to activate...

Chocolate hearts, flowers, teddy bears and Valentine’s Day cards line the shelves of stores each February. However online, heart emojis and thoughtful messages make their way into inboxes – and sometimes, online romance scams too. According to Statista.com, over 32 million Americans are starting their relationships...

The holiday season has come to an end, but hopefully, you were treated to some of the latest gadgets. It is important to remember that, however impressive the latest iPhone or gaming computer might be, the ability and knowledge to properly secure these devices is...

With more commerce occurring online this year, and with the holiday season upon us, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reminds shoppers to remain vigilant. Be especially cautious of fraudulent sites spoofing reputable businesses, unsolicited emails purporting to be from charities, and unencrypted financial...