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Job Offer Scams On The Rise

Blog | Apr 24, 2024

Student job offer scams are used by attackers to steal money, gain personal information such as credit card numbers, bank account numbers and social security numbers, or even get you entangled in illegal activity. Its important to learn how these scams work and what to look for, so you can stay safe on your job search.
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Slam the Scam Day

Blog | Mar 05, 2024

March 7, is National Slam the Scam Day. Slam the Scam Day was created by the Social Security Administration to help raise awareness about scams, specifically social security scams. The thing about these online scams is, no matter what the end goal of the scammer is, or the medium used to contact you, the signs to spot the scams are the same. It is important to remember that scammers target everyone. You and I are as likely as anyone else to be a target. That’s why it is important to know how to spot a scam, and to know what to do if you are a victim of a scam.
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New Disney+ Phish

Blog | Dec 13, 2023

Over the past year, Disney+ subscribers have been increasingly targeted in phishing attacks. There are a few variations of these attacks making the rounds, but this post will cover the most recent iteration, that has been sent to a large number of both Disney+ subscribers and non-subscribers. Let’s take a look at how this plays out.
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Stay Cyber-safe For The Holidays

Blog | Nov 16, 2023

Online shopping grows increasingly popular each year, and the holiday season is where its impact is particularly noticeable. Cyber Monday is consistently one of the biggest online shopping days in U.S. history, and it continues throughout the season. Unfortunately, the ease and convenience of online shopping makes the holiday season a perfect time for cybercriminals to take advantage of unsuspecting online shoppers.
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Beware of the QR Code Phish

Blog | Nov 10, 2023

QR code phishing is a deceptive cyber threat that exploits the convenience of Quick Response (QR) codes to trick individuals into unknowingly divulging sensitive information or downloading malicious content. QR codes, originally designed for efficient data transfer in industries such as manufacturing and logistics, have gained widespread popularity for their ease of use in various applications, including mobile payments, ticketing, and marketing.
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