October crept up on us as hot summer nights quickly turned to cool, crisp evenings and green leaves have begun transitioning to yellows and reds in preparation for the annual autumn spectacular. Children across the country are deciding which favorite Superhero or villain they want to be when they participate in the annual tradition ofContinue reading “Be Cyber Smart. Are You Doing Your Part?”
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Beware the Lure of Data Phishers! Don’t take the bait.
It’s that time of year when anglers take to the waters and cast their lines in hopes of hooking bass, salmon, and other savory fish. While spring and fall are peak times for sport fishing, there’s a different kind of “phishing” that’s always in season. Phishing is when someone uses fake emails or texts (evenContinue reading “Beware the Lure of Data Phishers! Don’t take the bait.”
It’s the Most Fraudulent Time of the Year
Seeing an increase in financial crimes and fraud during the holidays is par for the course in this industry. But as with nearly everything we’ve experienced this year, we can expect a “new normal” in seasonal fraud and scams. The coronavirus isn’t the only thing hitting record numbers as it surges across the country andContinue reading “It’s the Most Fraudulent Time of the Year”
BEC: What’s In Your Inbox?
We’re all familiar with the ubiquitous Capital One ad campaign featuring celebrities asking the now cliché’ question “What’s In Your Wallet?” Leveraging a misconfigured web application firewall on a cloud server used by one of the largest credit card issuers in the U.S., the investigation continues into the massive Capital One breach that exposed theContinue reading “BEC: What’s In Your Inbox?”