Posts Tagged ‘scams’

Be on Guard Against Coronavirus Scams

Be on Guard Against Coronavirus Scams

Even when the world is going through a crisis such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, scammers are out there. They watch the news and then try to prey on people’s fears and worries. But you can do your part to stay safe. The following tips from the Federal Trade Commission (more…)

Hang Up On Robocall Scams

Robocalls are on the rise, and they are more than annoying. More than 47.8 billion robocalls were made in the U.S. in 2018, and 37% of those calls were classified as scams.* With caller ID spoofing, the bad guys can mask their phone number as that of a well-known business, (more…)

7 Ways To Help Avoid A Data Breach

If it seems the need for cybersecurity is growing, it is. The number of consumer records exposed due to data breaches rose 126 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, and large organizations aren’t the only targets for cybercriminals. A 2018 report found that 58 (more…)

Protect Yourself from Health Scams

When you or a loved one has a health issue, you want to make it better — and you’ll do everything in your power to find a resolution. Unfortunately, scammers take advantage of people who are worried, confused and desperate for help. They might try to sell you a bogus (more…)