It’s Valentine’s Day, meaning it’s a great opportunity to gift that special someone the present of cyber security, which is truly the gift that keeps on giving. Although I’m sure many people are savvy with the ins and outs of protecting yourself from cyber scams and hackers, you may not be as familiar when it comes to scammers in the word of romance.
As of September 18th, the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced the arrests of two criminals who had scammed individuals out of more than $10 million using tech-support scams and fraud! Keep reading to learn more about these scams.
It’s that time of the year again! With the leaves changing colour and the holidays right around the corner, prepare yourself for another busy season of online shopping. Keep reading to learn how to make sure your online shopping is safe and secure.
Recently, the cybersecurity world was shocked by the exposure of a tech support scam that allegedly conned elderly folks out of over $1.3 million dollars. The 3 hackers, who were charged with running the scam, targeted older populations by using threatening pop-ups and pretending to be the technical support staff at large computer companies. Keep reading to learn how to tell if you’re speaking with FixMeStick or a tech support scam.