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04-10-2018

Cybersecurity Alert - Gmail account password change text message scam

There is a new scam where hackers send you a text that asks you about a password reset on your gmail account, and if you did not, text STOP. This is a scam. The bad guys asked for that password reset and now want you to send them the authorization code! Don't fall for it. Remember that Gmail or any other web email service will never ask if you *don't* want to do something with your account....

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03-28-2018

Cybersecurity Be Safe When Shopping Online

Shopping online is fast, easy and convenient and can be fun too. It can also be dangerous. 46% of Americans have been victims of credit card fraud in the past 5 years. Don't be a victim! If you are not careful your accounts and credit cards may be harvested by the bad guys and your money spent before you know it. Follow these tips for added online safety: Shop on familiar websites. ...

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03-23-2018

Cybersecurity Spring Cleaning for your Devices

Don't be an app hoarder! Look through your apps and ask yourself "do I use it?", "do I need it?". Every app is a potential security risk just waiting to bite you. The bad guys are always looking for vulnerable apps and new flaws in apps are discovered every day. DON'T BE A VICTIM! Here are some useful links for uninstalling apps: Windows 10 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us...

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03-21-2018

Password Tips to Avoid Disaster

Use these six simple password tips to increase your online safety and avoid disaster. Use a strong, unique password for each website. Yes, you will have to use a password management application such as Webcloak SafeKeeper. Do not reuse passwords! If one of your passwords is compromised then all are compromised. Periodically change your passwords for your email, bank and online s...

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03-20-2018

Scam Alert: IRS Urges Taxpayers to Watch Out for Erroneous Refunds; Beware of Fake Calls to Return Money to a Collection Agency

The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers of a quickly growing scam involving erroneous tax refunds being deposited into their bank accounts. The IRS also offered a step-by-step explanation for how to return the funds and avoid being scammed. Following up on a Security Summit alert issued Feb. 2, the IRS issued this additional warning about the new scheme a...

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