How to Identify and Avoid Caller ID Scams

How to Identify and Avoid Caller ID Scams

by Leslie Freeland, March 17, 2018

Ringing. It’s your phone. You check the caller ID. It’s someone or some agency you recognize. You answer, but it’s someone else on the other end of the line. What’s going on? You have experienced malicious scammers practicing ‘caller ID spoofing.’ This means hackers are manipulating their caller ID by … Continue reading

Nothing For Free: Malware From Free Movies and Games

Nothing For Free: Malware From Free Movies and Games

by Leslie Freeland, February 8, 2018

Few things in life are free. There are hidden, extra charges in most services and products – everything from credit card terms and conditions to seemingly low-cost flights. Free movies, games, trials and apps often come with a cost — and a nasty one at that. Malware is often bundled … Continue reading

When a Job Interview Turns into Theft of Your Skills

When a Job Interview Turns into Theft of Your Skills

by Leslie Freeland, February 2, 2018

Work for free? I don’t think so. Have you ever been asked to do a task or design something for a job interview? You want the job, right? So of course, you do what the interviewer asks, but stop and think for a minute, are they really testing your skills … Continue reading

Insurance Scams Caught With Social Media

Insurance Scams Caught With Social Media

by Leslie Freeland, January 28, 2018

That Facebook post just might get you caught! It’s a familiar sight on Instagram or Facebook; one of your friends posts a picture of themselves looking a little sweaty, dressed in athletic gear, and beneath is the caption “oof, tough run this morning” or something similar. Except this particular friend … Continue reading

4 Quick Ways to Spot Email Scams

4 Quick Ways to Spot Email Scams

by Leslie Freeland, December 26, 2017

Do you get email? Then you are getting email scams. Hopefully this type of email is ending up in your junk or spam email folder, but just in case a few email scams are making their way into your main inbox, here are some tips to recognize and avoid them. … Continue reading

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