Travel and rental scams threaten potential vacationers, whether booking flights or accommodations. Learn what to do if you encounter a scammer.
Hosted by Identity Theft Resource Center and Cybercrime Support Network. Thank you to all of those who participated in yesterday’s #InternetSafetyChat, hosted in honor of Internet Safety Month. With 407 conversations and a potential reach of 650 thousand people, #InternetSafetyChat was a success! We were thrilled to see so many informative, helpful resources and tips […]
Before you start your summer vacation, take the time to declutter your devices to defend your cyberself. These precautionary steps will help reduce your risk of exposure to cybercrime. We’ve compiled a checklist of things that you can do right now to defend your cyberself against hackers, scams, malware and other cyber attacks. Clean Up […]
Guest Blog by Melissa Sakow, Director of Communications, Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) As internet access expands across the country, opportunities for cybercrime and fraud have increased as well, especially those targeting older adults. Statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation show that almost 50,000 people over 60 lost $342.5 million in 2017 to internet […]
On May 28th of 2020, Cybercrime Support Network and Google joined forces and launched ScamSpotter.org to help individuals identify scams! Check out the site’s easy-to-remember tips, like the three golden rules to spot the scam, or take the quiz to test your scam knowledge. We are so proud to work with Google on this exciting […]
In yesterday’s #ChatSMB, we covered small business cybersecurity in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Thank you to all of those who joined in and participated! A special thank you to Robert Herjavec, CEO and founder of Herjavec Group, for sharing your cybersecurity expertise with us! We had quite an audience for this #ChatSMB, with […]