Poor security practices, of course! For many, the holiday season ushers in positive spirits, selflessness, and generosity. But it also brings tidings of scammers who seek to use your good spirits against you. Social Engineering 101 says leverage emotions to get to the heart of victims. And there’s no better time of year to do just that!
'Tis the season for holiday gifting, and many shoppers will go online this time of year to find the best deals. But the sellers you buy from may not be what they seem. Thousands of people become victims of holiday scams every year. Scammers can rob you of hard-earned money, personal information, and, at the very least, a festive mood.
Identity theft affects millions of people each year. You can learn how to make protecting yourself from identity thieves part of your daily routine. Take a few minutes to check out these five tips.
Everyone’s favorite time of year – tax season – is creeping up on the calendar. Tuesday, April 17, may feel eons away, but the filing deadline will be here before you know it. Tax season is prime time for online scams. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), tax-related identity theft – when a criminal uses someone else’s Social Security number along with other personal data to file an income tax return (and reap any refunds) – is the most common type of identity theft.
On September 13, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a Binding Operational Directive (BOD) instructing the Federal Executive Branch departments and agencies to take actions regarding the use of information security products by Kaspersky Lab.
A password manager tool is software that helps users encrypt, store, and manage passwords. It enables users to create and maintain unique passwords for websites and other systems without having to memorize or write them down. Password managers can also help you generate strong passwords that have as much complexity and length as you desire.