Beware of Online Shopping Scams

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Nov 30, 2016 3:24:36 PM

cyber crime.jpgThe Holidays are a great time of year to log onto the internet and make multiple purchases at multiple stores! But beware of scammers that are also lurking online. Scammers realize that people are vulnerable to clicking links and using wi-fi connections to order gifts and purchases.

Don't fall victim to an online scam. Here are some tips to help you as you purchase the perfect gift!

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Topics: Cyber Crime

Beware of Cyber Monday Scams

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Nov 28, 2016 11:16:41 AM

cyber crime.jpgToday is the hottest online shopping day of the year. So many deals and specials all packed into one day! But scammers are also aware of this day. They realize that people are vulnerable to clicking links and using wi-fi connections to order gifts and purchases.

Don't fall victim to an online scam. Here are some tips to help you as you join in for Cyber Monday!

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Topics: Cyber Crime

Smaller Companies Are Vulnerable Too!

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Mar 11, 2015 3:00:00 PM

computer_safeIf you think your business is too small for data breaches or hacking, think again! Cyber Criminals use scripts or automated attacks for any company or employee that may be vulnerable and easily accessed. If you work on a computer and do not follow well-defined procedures, then your company may be at risk.

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Topics: Security, Cyber Security, vulnerabilites, Cyber Crime

CryptoWall 2.0-Shipping Notification Emails

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Oct 24, 2014 2:16:52 PM

Another method that CryptoWall 2.0 is spreading is through the use of bogus Shipping Notification emails. These emails are coming in and alerting the receiver that their package is being shipped. To view the shipping details, the user must click a link to download the information.

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Topics: Email protection, Cyber Crime, Virus

How Safe Are Your Online Passwords?

Posted by Blog Tipster

Jul 16, 2012 2:17:00 PM

Hey Happy Monday everyone! I'm sure you've heard about the Yahoo security breach (full article listed below).  If you have a Yahoo account, I highly recommend that you change your password just to be safe. 

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Topics: Online Scam, Yahoo, Online Passwords, Security, Browser, Malware, Cyber Crime, River Run Computers, Social Web Browser, Browsers

Hackers Target Lonely Hearts with Valentine's Spam & Phishing Scams

Posted by Eric Torres

Feb 10, 2012 9:01:00 AM

With Valentine's Day around the corner, cyber criminals are ramping up spam, phishing, and other attacks targeting the lovers' holiday

By Tony Bradley | PC World | Published: February 10, 2012

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Topics: SPAM, Email scam, Online Scam, Phishing attacks, Virus Alert, Cyber Crime

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