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Pandemics can be quite stressful. There are millions of people out of work, and there we really don’t know when the economy will truly bounce back. Those who are out of work are seeking other jobs, at least temporarily, and many are looking for jobs that they can do from home…right from Google.Si...
07/08/2020
As you might know, scammers often take advantage of people during times of trouble, such as in the current atmosphere of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of the scams that you should be on the lookout for:Account TakeoversThis is a scam where the cybercriminals take credentials obtained from ...
06/24/2020
There are many public forums out there, and wherever you are or whatever you are using, anyone with some smarts can disrupt an event that is meant for bringing people together. Here are some tips on keeping your next Zoom meeting secure and private:You definitely don’t want anyone taking control ...
06/17/2020
Remember that whole lack of toilet paper thing? If you are like most of us, you have noticed the shortage of toilet paper in stores near you. But, is there really a shortage or are we just natural hoarders?Before we get into this, it’s important to recognize, that if you ran out of toilet paper, ...
06/10/2020
As we start to get used to living in a world where COVID-19 is changing everything, one of the differences that many have people are doing is working from home. With so many people now working on their home networks, cybercriminals are stepping up, and they are hoping to take advantage of people ...
06/03/2020
Though we, as humans, are supposed to be pretty smart, we do a lot of things that might not seem rational.For example, we do things like text and drive, we don’t get flu shots that can stop us from getting sick, and we hoard things like toilet paper…Dan Ariely, a professor from Duke University, h...
05/27/2020
Many people are asking how they can not only protect themselves, but also their organizations, from all of these COVID-19 hacks that are currently popping up.As with any other phishing scam, vigilance is extremely important. We are certainly going to have to keep on our toes for months, or even y...
05/20/2020
These days, even though we are all, for the most part, stuck at home, trying to be safe from COVID-19, that doesn’t mean that we are safe from cybercrime. Cybercriminals continue to target victims, even in this environment, and many of these scams are related to COVID-19. This is pretty common wh...
05/13/2020
It is estimated that COVID-19 fraud has cost Americans more than $13 million, and it is rising. This comes from the US government.The US Federal Trade Commission has added up the costs of all of these scams. They are looking from those that started from the 1st of January to the current week. Wha...
05/06/2020
Two of the biggest tech companies, Google and Apple, are pairing up to build software that could tell people if they were recently in contact with someone with coronavirus. This tool is due out in a couple of months, and it will be built into iPhones and Androids. People would have to opt in to u...
04/29/2020