Say NO to Stealing Sensitive Information by Phishing

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Just a few days after the IRS released it’s warning about W-2 phishing, it appears the College of Southern Idaho (CSI) reported that 3,000 employees’ personal information may have been compromised by a phishing scam. The attackers are now expanding their sights into higher education according to a recent article by Paul Greene, an attorney at Harter Secrest & Emery.  …

How to Fight the Latest Phishing Scams

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The more things change, the more they stay the same, unfortunately.  Paul Greene, an attorney at Harter Secrest & Emery, in a recent blog post mentioned a new IRS warning about the reappearance of phishing scams targeting W-2 information.  Companies have lost thousands of dollars in email compromise attacks that first steal W-2s and then attempt wire transfer frauds. This is …

Protect Your Privacy and Data During Online Holiday Shopping

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Today is the last shopping day before Christmas, although I would bet a few of you will somehow buy something on Christmas morning; thank goodness for 24-hour minimarts.  A lot of us are doing more of our shopping online, which is both convenient and prone to abuse.  Protect your privacy by taking precautions and only shopping at retailers you trust. …

10 Tips To Make You A Cyber Smart Holiday Shopper

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As we move into the week of Thanksgiving in the US, some of us start thinking about eating, family and football; not necessarily in that order.  Others start thinking about shopping for the holidays. Next week is Cyber Monday and I think it’s a little easier on the feet and constitution than Black Friday.  I would rather go online and …