Watch Out for Cyber Attacks this Holiday Season

Cyber security is something we all need to worry about, but the holiday season may make us more vulnerable to certain kinds of cyber attacks, most of which revolve around holiday shopping. Here are some of the scams that tend to show up this time of year: E-Skimming The target of e-skimming is company’s online stores. The attackers tend to go for medium-sized companies that have a good number of

The Newest Extortion Scams Are Using Your Own Passwords as Bait

The Newest Extortion Scams Are Using Your Own Passwords as Bait

As internet scams become more and more sophisticated extortion scammers have found another new piece of bait by which to hook internet users and that is with their old passwords. These extortion schemes often claim that someone has the person’s compromising information and that they are happy to help get that information back if the person is willing to pay them to do so. Fearing that their information is going