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  • Scam #6 Holiday Travel Scams

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    The holiday season is the prime time for fraudsters looking to take advantage of distracted, frenzied shoppers. Consumers are worried about protecting their data because of the spike in hack attacks, phishing schemes and scams. Despite the festivities and spirit of giving, it is becoming more difficult for consumers to avoid the bad guys in a dangerous digital world. Don’t let Cyber Grinches steal your cash and holiday cheer. To keep you cyber safe for […]

  • Scam #7 Bogus Holiday Hiring Scams

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    The holiday season is the prime time for fraudsters looking to take advantage of distracted, frenzied shoppers. Consumers are worried about protecting their data because of the spike in hack attacks, phishing schemes and scams. Despite the festivities and spirit of giving, it is becoming more difficult for consumers to avoid the bad guys in a dangerous digital world. Don’t let Cyber Grinches steal your cash and holiday cheer. To keep you cyber safe for […]

  • Scam #8 Fake Charities

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    The holiday season is the prime time for fraudsters looking to take advantage of distracted, frenzied shoppers. Consumers are worried about protecting their data because of the spike in hack attacks, phishing schemes and scams. Despite the festivities and spirit of giving, it is becoming more difficult for consumers to avoid the bad guys in a dangerous digital world. Don’t let Cyber Grinches steal your cash and holiday cheer. To keep you cyber safe for […]

  • Scam #9 Tech Support Scam

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    The holiday season is the prime time for fraudsters looking to take advantage of distracted, frenzied shoppers. Consumers are worried about protecting their data because of the spike in hack attacks, phishing schemes and scams. Despite the festivities and spirit of giving, it is becoming more difficult for consumers to avoid the bad guys in a dangerous digital world. Don’t let Cyber Grinches steal your cash and holiday cheer. To keep you cyber safe for […]

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    The Surefire Trick to Avoiding Holiday Phishing Scams

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    Every year I dedicate a column to the scams of the holiday season, and every year the roundup gets bounced around the internet — all too often among friends who’ve been scammed. (For a rundown of what’s out there, check out last year’s post.) So what’s new this year? Unfortunately, not very much. There’s the latest holiday phishing scam, I guess. But really? It’s about as surprising as the President-elect’s reaction to Alec Baldwin’s impersonation […]

  • Scam #10 Holiday Gift Exchange Scam

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    The holiday season is the prime time for fraudsters looking to take advantage of distracted, frenzied shoppers. Consumers are worried about protecting their data because of the spike in hack attacks, phishing schemes and scams. Despite the festivities and spirit of giving, it is becoming more difficult for consumers to avoid the bad guys in a dangerous digital world. Don’t let Cyber Grinches steal your cash and holiday cheer. To keep you cyber safe for […]

  • Scam #11 Letter from Santa Scam

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    The holiday season is the prime time for fraudsters looking to take advantage of distracted, frenzied shoppers. Consumers are worried about protecting their data because of the spike in hack attacks, phishing schemes and scams. Despite the festivities and spirit of giving, it is becoming more difficult for consumers to avoid the bad guys in a dangerous digital world. Don’t let Cyber Grinches steal your cash and holiday cheer. To keep you cyber safe for […]

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    A Wisconsin Mom-and-Pop Shop Proves Any Small Business Could Fall Victim to Chinese Hackers

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    There are Chinese take-out orders in PCs all over the world, but they’re not going through Seamless or any other food delivery service. These orders are aimed at cyber security vulnerabilities, and hackers are calling the shots. The goals vary, but the orders of attack could very well be coming from your company’s computer network. And it doesn’t matter if your organization is small, large or somewhere in between. Target famously got hacked not because […]

  • Scam #12 ATM Skimming

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    The holiday season is the prime time for fraudsters looking to take advantage of distracted, frenzied shoppers. Consumers are worried about protecting their data because of the spike in hack attacks, phishing schemes and scams. Despite the festivities and spirit of giving, it is becoming more difficult for consumers to avoid the bad guys in a dangerous digital world. Don’t let Cyber Grinches steal your cash and holiday cheer. To keep you cyber safe for […]

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    Gifting a ‘Smart’ Device This Holiday? Here’s How to Keep its Recipient From Getting Hacked

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    In October 2016, there was a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that caused serious traffic issues at major internet destinations like Amazon, PayPal and a host of other heavily trafficked sites. You may be giving a gift this holiday season that could make a similar attack possible. Spot check: Does the gift you plan to give connect to the internet? If you answered “Yes,” keep reading. A DDoS attack makes an online site or […]

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