FREE Identity Theft Guide

FREE Identity Theft Guide - Making Sense of Security

Get Your FREE Identity Theft Guide from Making Sense of Security Too many will become victims of identity theft and not know it before it is too late. There are warning signs that identity theft may be happening to you. The signs can gradual or sudden. Many people don’t realize how much personal information they

5 Scams to Watch Out for This Shopping Season

5 Scams to Watch Out for This Shopping Season- Making Sense of Security

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are Just Around the Corner and Scammers are Gearing up to Flood you with Bogus Offers According to Adobe, consumers in the US are predicted to spend a staggering US$143.7 billion this shopping holiday season. Unsurprisingly, smartphones are expected to account for a significant part of the purchases made. Shopping

Top 10 + Dating Scam Signs

10+ Dating Scam Signs - Making Sense of Security

Top 10 + Signs of Dating Scammers Many people everyday going looking for love in the most convenient way – online dating apps. Just like the users on such dating services, there are so many dating sites to choose from. There’s more than just Tinder. You have many choices like Bumble, Match, OKCupid, or even

Beware Of GetYourStimulusCheck.com And Other Coronavirus-Themed Domains

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Corona Virus Scams, the Likely Victims, and What They Can Lose With people losing jobs and businesses closing shop due to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government decided earlier this year to release financial aid. This assistance comes in the form of a US$2-trillion monetary stimulus package with the implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and

A Can of Phish Bait: from Surveys to Rule Changes to Your Boss’s Boss

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Employees need to continue being wary of phishing scams as they begin to return to the office, according to Roger Kay at INKY. Kay describes several phishing templates that INKY has intercepted in recent months, including one that informed recipients that they needed to fill out a compliance form related to COVID-19 risks. “Reasonably well

Phishing Scammers Send a Fake “Private Shared Document” as the Initial Attack Vector for Stealing LinkedIn Credentials

Phishing Scammers Send a Fake “Private Shared Document” as the Initial Attack Vector for Stealing LinkedIn Credentials

A new social engineering scam demonstrates how cybercriminals are both evolving their tactics while still using tried and true methods that just work to attain their goals. I’ve covered scams impersonating Office 365 I don’t know how many times. But it’s not very often you hear about a scam that uses LinkedIn as both its

UK Police Arrest SIM-Swapping Gang Responsible for the Theft of Over $100 Million in Cryptocurrency

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UK Police Arrest SIM-Swapping Gang Responsible for the Theft of Over $100 Million in Cryptocurrency This month the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) arrested eight suspects who targeted famous sports stars and musicians in the US and stole from victim’s bank accounts and crypto wallets. We hadn’t heard much from the SIM-swapping side of cybercrime