Category Know Your Scam

Cyber Security Runs with You

Your sales call completed, you have a few minutes to spare.  You remember that account transfer you needed to make today and recall you left your laptop at the office. As you check your phone, you make a note to consider mobile banking. Is it safe? How secure can a device you hold in your […]

Verizon Account PINs Compromised for 6 Million Subscribers

A Verizon partner reportedly recently exposed records of 14 million subscriber calls. The records included customer names, phone numbers, and account PINs for about 6 million subscribers. An unsecured server used to store the records was compromised, leaving the information accessible to anyone with the server’s address. Customers who made calls to Verizon customer service […]

Know Your Scam: Business E-mail Compromise

Even the biggest tech companies can fall prey to phishing. Last month, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that two tech companies had been taken by a scammer for more than $100 million. It was recently reported that those two companies were Facebook and Google. The phishing job that managed to get to these two […]