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We've all seen them. Free Trial Offers are everywhere – on TV and online. Who doesn't want to try something new for free? The question... [Read More]
Between March 2016 and March 2017, Google detected 1.9 billion usernames and passwords exposed via data breaches and traded on black market forums. They then found that... [Read More]
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become the most popular holiday shopping days of the year for both sellers and consumers. In 2016, Adobe Digital... [Read More]
A new Netflix phishing scam is targeting more than 50 million subscribers — a number that is expected to grow to 62 million by 2020... [Read More]
The FTC recently charged a New York-based office supply company for scamming small businesses and nonprofit organizations throughout the United States and Canada. [Read More]
Earlier this week, a local North Alabama resident received an email claiming to be from PayPal stating her account had been temporarily locked. The original... [Read More]
Earlier this week, a local North Alabama resident received an email claiming to be from DocuSign stating that she had new files waiting to be... [Read More]
The USPS delivered 750 million packages around the 2016 holiday season, and this year they are expecting that number to grow even more. Thieves are... [Read More]
Fresh out of the military and searching for their next career move, new veterans are particularly susceptible to employment scams. Con artists are taking advantage... [Read More]
There's a new app that is hijacking your contacts list without permission -- even if you don't download it.  The app is listed in the... [Read More]
Recently, a Killen, Alabama resident was the target of a convoluted scheme attempting to obtain her debit card number. The consumer was contacted by someone... [Read More]
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month that is an annual campaign by Homeland Security to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. Because the... [Read More]
Since Microsoft's launch of Office 365 for businesses in 2011, this edition has grown to be the most attractive cloud service due to its competitive... [Read More]
a type of encryption used to secure most Wi-Fi networks. [Read More]
According to Fortune, there are more than 700 million iPhones currently in use worldwide. With such a large number of users, it is no surprise that... [Read More]
In July, a Bill referred to as H.R. 3409 was presented to the House of Representatives that would raise the bar on all direct selling... [Read More]
A local company reported receiving an invoice from a fake company by the name of EMV Compliance out of Dallas, Texas. The invoice claimed that... [Read More]
A new ransomware scam is surfacing in emails throughout the country containing emblems of both the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Federal Bureau of... [Read More]
In September 2016, Yahoo revealed a hack that compromised 500 million user accounts in 2014. In December of the same year, the company revealed yet another... [Read More]
Although many well-known outlets have been reporting on the "Emergency" or "Grandparents" scam for 5 years, word is not spreading as quickly as hoped. A... [Read More]