You lose if you reuse! The bad guys are using your breached passwords to access your online accounts. Even if a data breach happened years ago, the bad guys will attempt to use your breached passwords across all of your online accounts to see if they will still work - scary!
KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: Be Warned! New Hybrid Cyber Attack on Banks and Credit Unions
The bad guys are using a new hybrid cyber attack to steal your private banking information. They place a Banking Trojan on your computer (most likely through email), and once you try to visit your bank’s website, it will redirect you to a malicious, look-alike page - this site is NOT your actual bank!
You've probably never heard of the marketing and data aggregation firm Exactis. But it may well have heard of you. And now there's also a good chance that whatever information the company has about you, it recently leaked onto the public internet, available to any hacker who simply knew where to look.
If you’re in a small business, you probably need a way for people to pay you – and ways to lower your costs. Scammers have been working both of those angles, promising businesses that they can save on leases of credit card processing equipment. They’ve also been promising that businesses can cancel any time. But is that what happens?
We encourage small business owners to please read this helpful information from the Federal Trade Commission:
On 6/13/2018 we posted the information below. As of 6/14/2018 this issue has been resolved. Thank you!
Due to circumstances beyond our control, our debit card holders will need to use their Personal Identification Number (PIN) when shopping at Walmart.
Efforts are being made to resolve this error and we will provide an update as soon as possible.
We apologize for this inconvenience.
KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: Watch Out For Popular Event Phishing Scams
Heads up! The bad guys are now trying to trick you into buying fake event tickets well above face-value. It's happening right now with the World Cup, but can happen with any popular event.
Here's how it works: They get you by offering last-minute ticket deals on a phony website, and then steal your credit card information. Don’t fall for this!
Transamerica hacked: Transgressors swipe retirees' personal info
45,000 plan holders hit by hack, say corp officials
Updated Financial house Transamerica has admitted hackers swiped some of its customers' sensitive personal information, including social security numbers.
What is home network security?
Home network security refers to the protection of a network that connects devices to each other and to the internet within a home. Whether it’s staying in touch with friends and family, paying your bills electronically, or teleworking, the internet enables us to accomplish tasks more efficiently and conveniently from the comfort of our own homes.
KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: Watch out for GDPR and Royal Wedding Attacks
Be on the lookout for a new, Apple-flavored phishing email Scam of the Week. New European data privacy regulation is going into effect this week. It's called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and bad guys are using it as bait in a variety of ways. This scam looks like it is from Apple and claims that if you do not take action, your account will be "restricted". In reality, they steal your identity and credit card information.