Cybersecurity in the Home: 3 steps your home can take

The COVID-19 pandemic forced millions of Americans to embrace working from their home, a concept they had limited or no experience with at the time. And while many employees have returned to the office, a recent University of Chicago study found that 72% of those workers surveyed would like to continue working from home for at least […]

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Tech Support Scams are on the Rise

How Tech Support Scams Operate In recent years, computer support scams have become a growing threat. Unfortunately, many community members have fallen victim to these scams in current months, resulting in an increase in the number of local victims. The typical way these scams operate is a pop-up message on a mobile device, tablet, or […]

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Scammers and AI: New Partners in Crime

For years, scammers have used technology like caller ID, SMS text messaging, and email to swindle unsuspecting victims. Now, fraudsters have added another tech advancement to their arsenal – artificial intelligence (AI) voice cloning software. While filmmakers, commercial producers, and other creatives use the tool for entertainment purposes, scammers have something more sinister in mind. […]

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Exposing Lotto Scams: How to Stay One Step Ahead of Fraudsters

The allure of winning a life-changing sum of money through a lotter is undeniable. However, amidst the excitement and anticipation, scammers lurk, seeking to exploit unsuspecting individuals. Lotto scams have become a prevalent form of fraud, preying on people’s hopes and dreams. In this blog post, we will uncover the dark side of lotto scams, shed […]

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Preventing Elder Financial Abuse

Roughly 20% of older Americans fall prey to financial exploitation totaling $3 billion annually or an average of $120,000 per elderly victim, according to a study from the AARP Public Policy Institute. And given that only one our of every 44 financial abuse cases are reported, according to the National Adult Protective Services Association, true losses from elder financial […]

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