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Malvertising

Visit any website these days and it’s very likely that you will be viewing ads as well.  Sometimes these ads can be tempting, with many offering sales, promotions, or freebies to attract more clicks. Ads on certain websites can even be targeted specifically to you...

The Danger of Unknown USB Sticks

Have you ever found a USB Stick/Thumb Drive, or a CD on the ground or in a parking lot? Hopefully you did not put this into your computer. While you may be tempted by curiosity to see what data is on there, or perhaps to identify the owner, Do Not insert any of these...

Don’t Trust Pop-ups

If you’re known to dabble in a little online browsing, odds are you’ve encountered a pop-up once or twice. There are times when a user may think, “Wow, that’s a great deal!” and click on a pop-up. To those users: put down the mouse. Why? That pop-up could be malicious...

Preventing Insider Threats

What is an “Insider Threat”? An insider threat is a security threat which comes from within the company or organization being targeted for an attack. It could be a present or former employee, a board member, or anyone who has had access to the office building or...

“Google” Yourself

With the rise of the digital age, it is difficult (if not impossible) to remain totally anonymous on the internet. Having an online presence and maintaining your social networks can be a wonderful and valuable tool, but sometimes we are unaware of how much personal...

Watch Out for Robocall Scams

The bad guys are automating robocall scams worldwide. Recently, there has been a rise in this type of fraud. They have a variety of attacks that you should watch out for. Here are a few examples: Bank account and credit card scams where the bad guy claims to be an...

Beware the Valentines Day Phishing Scams

It's that special time of year when await special gifts from our significant others. This anticipation can cause us to be less suspicious when we receive a special message from our loved one via email or text. The cyber criminals know this. They'll send you a message,...