All Posts Tagged: cyber crime

Held hostage: Be alert for ransomware

David Pollino
Security
Closeup of a laptop keyboard with a padlock on it connected to 4 chains, thus preventing the computer from being used.

It’s important to remember that paying the ransom does not guarantee the encrypted files will be released.

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Credit card data breaches: How worried should you be?

David Pollino
Security
Young man swiping his card at the checkout counter in a large store, with fingers crossed on his free hand.

Credit card breaches, while potentially costly for the companies involved, don’t open victims to rampant identity theft.

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Filing taxes online: 4 tips to help prevent fraud

David Pollino
Security
White-haired man filing taxes using a laptop computer in his home office.

Who doesn’t love electronic filing of taxes? It’s quick and convenient — and susceptible to fraud.

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6 tips to protect against new cyber threat: masquerading

David Pollino
Security
Man and woman in professional attire meeting in a bright, modern office and discussing a report.

Wire fraud against businesses is taking on a new form that I’ve begun referring to as “masquerading.”

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