Monthly Archive

November 2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 14 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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No State is Immune to Insurance Fraud

No State is Immune to Insurance Fraud When it comes to the different forms of fraud that target consumers, it might seem like we’re all in the same boat. But the reality is that scammers know their a... read more..

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Shopping App Scam

Shopping App Scam As holiday shopping begins, individuals are falling for fake shopping apps and unknowingly giving away their personal information. Who Is It Targeting: Mobile users What Is It: ... read more..

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New IRS Changes Already Producing Results

New IRS Changes Already Producing Results Earlier this year, the IRS announced some changes to the tax return and refund process that were aimed at curbing rampant tax refund fraud. There was some co... read more..

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PayPal Order Confirmation Scam

PayPal Order Confirmation Scam Individuals are receiving scam text messages from PayPal requesting personal information. Who Is It Targeting: Mobile Users What Is It:  In this scam, an individual... read more..

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Familiar Fraud: The Unmerry Side of the Holidays

Familiar Fraud: The Unmerry Side of the Holidays With the holiday season approaching, signs of merriment are everywhere. Store displays have gone up, iconi... read more..

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Trackables and Your Privacy

Trackables and Your Privacy The latest tech craze in the realm of GPS mapping might be more of a timesaver than a world changer, but that hasn’t stopped customers from hurrying to jump on board. And ... read more..

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Vote By Phone Scam

Vote By Phone Scam Voters are falling for the false opportunity to vote by phone and in turn exposing their personal information. Who Is It Targeting: Voters What Is It:  Scammers are taking adva... read more..

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Google Business Search Scam

Google Business Search Scam Businesses are being targeted by scammers claiming their website domain name is out-of-date and must be updated. Who Is It Targeting: Businesses with websites What Is ... read more..

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Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Scam

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Scam Scammers are posing as the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) in order to collect sensitive information. Who Is It Targeting: Nationwide What Is It: ... read more..

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Election Survey Scam

Election Survey Scam Everyone is trying to guess who will become the next President of the United States and scammers are taking advantage of this hot topic. Who Is It Targeting: Nationwide What ... read more..

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Supply and Demand in Stolen Consumer Records

Supply and Demand in Stolen Consumer Records It would be downright funny if it wasn’t so alarming: a new study shows that cyberthieves are being hit hard by an economic crisis related to supply and d... read more..

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The Zero-Day Lesson Learned

The Zero-Day Lesson Learned The cybersecurity world is all a-buzz this week with big news from Google. The tech giant routinely uncovers security flaws in other companies’ software and platforms, but... read more..

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The Additional Protection of Two-Factor Authentication

The Additional Protection of Two-Factor Authentication With the rates of fraud, scams, hacking, and identity theft continuing to rise, we all want to do ev... read more..

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Fighting Back Against Holiday Identity Theft and Fraud

Fighting Back Against Holiday Identity Theft and Fraud With the busy holiday shopping season just around the corner, savvy consumers may already be scouting out the best deals and sales events. After... read more..

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