Fraud & Security

How to Keep Your Information Safe from Malicious Smartphone Apps

Lately, we’ve seen a rise in the amount of Malicious Mobile App, or MMA, attacks that continue to get more and more sophisticated. With the majority of people spending more time at home and doing most of their banking online, it is likely that cyber-attacks, such as MMA’s, will continue to increase.…
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How to Avoid Vishing Scams

First things first, in order to avoid vishing scams, we need to know what they are. “Vishing” means “voice phishing.” Phishing, if you are not familiar, is a form of scam played out over email. So, all in all, “vishing” is a voice scam. These scams are played out over the phone, so vishing…
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Beware of COVID-19 Fraud Attacks: How to Spot and Avoid Them

It is impossible to turn anywhere and not see news about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, outbreak that is threatening the world right now. While most of us are trying to prepare the best we can, protect ourselves and our loved ones, and follow the guidelines set by our government, some bad actors are out…
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Gift Card Scams: How to Spot and Avoid Them

We all know gift cards as a simple and convenient way to give people a gift – you can find them at most big name stores and there is something for everyone. Gift cards are great because they’re like cash so the recipient can buy anything they want. Their likeness, and distinct difference, to cash...Read…
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