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Category Archives: Security Alerts & Scams

Nov
7

Call Spoofing Scams

Recently, Call Spoofing has been a popular means for obtaining information amongst fraudsters. Call Spoofing is when an individual uses specialized software to make their calls appear as though they are coming from a business or government institution. The scammer will place a series of calls using threats to get personal information from their victims…. Read more »

Oct
11

Businesses & CyberSecurity

Every business is susceptible to security threats. Train your employees to be proactive against cyber threats! For more helpful tips, visit this post for Lakestone’s up-coming Cyber Security Lunch & Learn.

Oct
11

CyberSecurity: Password Tips

October is CyberSecurity Month! Protect yourself against malware, phishing, and other cyber threats by following the following tips: 1. Change passwords on websites with vulnerable security. When in doubt, change your password regularly. 2. Use strong, difficult-to-guess passwords. Using 10 digit passwords that include capital letters, lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols greatly increases the security… Read more »

Sep
8

Equifax Breach Potentially Affects 44% of Americans

According to Equifax Security’s website, “Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files… The information accessed primarily includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. In addition, credit… Read more »