7 Tips to Avoid Being “the Catch” of a Phishy Email

92.4% of malware is delivered via email, and with the influx of holiday emails, it's no wonder that this time of year is a favorite for hackers. In between the hustle and bustle of the season, it is easy for a phishy email to slip right through the cracks -- that is, if you're not careful. With phishing such a common…
December 17, 2018

Don’t fall for these top holiday scams

Even though the two biggest shopping days of the year are now over, it is still just as important to stay vigilant throughout the entire holiday season. Black Friday and Cyber Monday aren't the only shopping days that fraudsters target, as the full holiday season lasts until New Years. In fact, fraud attempts last year increased by 22% in the…
November 27, 2018

Don’t bargain away your identity during Black Friday

After stuffing ourselves with turkey and cranberry sauce, many dream of losing sleep, battling crowds and racing through the aisles of Target to grab the best deals of the season. That’s right, Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) has become a much anticipated holiday tradition. In fact, the leisurely days of food coma and football are declining as now more than 174…
November 12, 2018

Introducing the Social Engineering Series

OVERVIEW Social Engineering is the exploitation of people by manipulating them to divulge their personal information. The social engineer will make it seem as if they are one of your trusted contacts or like they are a part of a service provider company to get you to disclose private passwords, social security, medical history, etc.The hacker takes advantage of this…
June 21, 2018