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Category Archives: Security Alerts & Scams

Aug
14

Summer Is For Fishing And Not Phishing

This article was originally published on June 20, 2017 by Stickley on Security Inc. Summer has arrived all around the northern hemisphere. Many of us prefer to jump up and head outside to enjoy the spoils of the season and that is certainly fantastic. However, scammers don’t honor the seasons. They will try to trick… Read more »

May
26

FTC Partners with Others to Announce “Operation Tech Trap”

Recently there have been world-wide outbreaks of malware tricking consumers into handing over hundreds of dollars. The Federal Trade Commission is teaming up with state, federal, and international partners to pushback against tech support scams. “Tech support scams prey on consumers’ legitimate concerns about malware, viruses and other cyber threats,” said Tom Pahl, Acting Director… Read more »

Feb
17

“Free” Trial Offers

A chance to try something out for free? What have you got to lose? If you’re interested in a particular product or service, trying before you buy might seem like a no-brainer. But what starts as a free trial — or for a very low cost — might end up costing you real money. The… Read more »

Jan
27

IT’S TAX TIME Please be aware

People are starting to receive emails from “turbo tax” saying they were going to deduct 455.00 from their account. If they were not the correct customers they needed to open the link and let them (turbo tax) know. NEVER open a link that you are not expecting. Here are five things the scammers often do… Read more »