Fake Online Coronavirus Map Installing Malware on Computers

Posted Posted in Fraud/Scams, Helpful Tips, Malware, News

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the Coronavirus COVID-19 to steal personal data. A malicious website pretending to be the live map for Coronavirus Global Cases by Johns Hopkins University is circulating on the Internet. Individuals searching the Internet for a Coronavirus map could unwittingly click on the malicious link “corona-virus-map[dot]com” and have their computer […]

Social Media Safety

Posted Posted in Helpful Tips, Internet Safety, News

It has become near effortless to discover individuals or groups which one can connect with online that share a common characteristic. According to Merriam-Webster, a social network is defined as “a network of individuals (such as friends, acquaintances, and coworkers) connected by interpersonal relationships.” This social network connection is strengthened through the daily use of […]

IRS Warns of New Email Scam

Posted Posted in Fraud/Scams, Helpful Tips, News, Phishing

The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners issued a news release, “Security Summit warns of new IRS impersonation email scam” warning taxpayers and tax professionals about a new IRS impersonation scam being distributed by email. The email subject line varies, but recent examples have used the phrase “Automatic Income Tax Reminder” or “Electronic […]