Your Checklist for Safer Online Shopping

As Americans turn to online shopping even for necessities, scammers are not far behind. 11 ways to shop online more safely ...

August 12, 2020 5 min read

Looking for Extra Income? Beware of Employment Scams

According to the BBB® Risk Index, employment scams were the #1 riskiest scam in 2019. Learn these steps to better avoid them

August 04, 2020 6 min read

Ransomware Is Launching More Quickly During the Pandemic: How to Better Protect Your Organization

The average cost of an enterprise ransomware attack in Q1 2020 was more than $111,000.  Learn how to better protect your organization. ...

July 30, 2020 4 min read

Downside to Mobile Payment Apps: Faster Money Transfers May Lead to Faster Scams

Experts say that P2P payment apps are the perfect payment mechanism for scammers. Learn 7 ways to better protect your cash.

July 09, 2020 5 min read

Widespread Unemployment Fraud Strikes During the Pandemic: Steps for Individuals and Businesses

A well-organized fraud ring is executing an unemployment scam affecting tens of thousands of individuals. Learn more

July 01, 2020 4 min read

Catfishing Scams Make a Comeback During the Pandemic

Scammers may be using catfishing in an attempt to play on people’s emotions during the pandemic. Learn 9 ways to better protect yourself against imposter scams. ...

June 11, 2020 6 min read

Beware of Coronavirus-Related Scams, Warns the FBI, WHO, and Other Government Agencies

The FBI has reported a rise in Coronavirus-related scams that attempt to steal money or personal information. Learn these tips.

April 02, 2020 5 min read

FTC Warns Consumers of Potential Scams Related to Government-Issued Checks for Coronavirus Relief

The FTC offers 3 tips on how to better detect and avoid potential scams related to the proposed Coronavirus relief checks

March 24, 2020 2 min read

A Rise in Teenage Money Mules Has Officials Concerned: 7 Tips to Help Better Detect and Protect Against Money Mule Scams

Learn these 6 potential warning signs that you or a loved one may unknowingly be a money mule.

May 14, 2020 5 min read

Your Cybersecurity Checkup: 16 Tips for Better Protection Against Coronavirus and Other Scams

With warnings of increased cyber scams related to the Coronavirus and many people working from home, it's a good time to remember the cybersecurity basics.

May 08, 2020 4 min read

Cybercriminals Are Launching Scam COVID-19 Websites and Virus Trackers

Cybercriminals are creating thousands of Coronavirus-related websites each day. Learn how to better detect and avoid them.

May 01, 2020 3 min read

How Government Agencies and Industry Leaders Are Fighting COVID-19 Scammers

The FTC received more than 18,000 Coronavirus-related complaints in 2020. Government agencies and industry leaders are fighting back. ...

April 24, 2020 3 min read

Robocall Scammers Are Taking Advantage of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Scammers are using Coronavirus robocalls to trick victims into handing over money or personal information. Learn the signs.

April 09, 2020 3 min read

The US Secret Service Recommends Increased Vigilance Regarding Email Communication Due to COVID-19 Phishing Attacks

Learn how you and your loved ones can better detect and avoid COVID-19 phishing emails. ...

April 16, 2020 4 min

The IRS Advises Taxpayers to File Early to Help Avoid Tax-Related Identity Theft

The IRS advises taxpayers to file as early as possible to help avoid tax-related identity theft. Learn these common warning signs.

October 28, 2019 4 min read