Believe it or not, tech support scams fool younger users

Tech support scams are usually thought of as a low-down way for operatives to fool older users who may not be tech savvy. But a new study finds that these scammers can have a field day with Millennials who grew up around technology, too.

FBI: Extortion cases are on the rise

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently put out a warning to the public: Hackers are taking advantage of data breaches in an attempt to frighten users into paying them hush money.

1 in 60 Facebook posts are malicious

Security threats caused by social networking use are becoming more common — and these experts warn that it’s not just Facebook that companies’ IT departments should be concerned with.

4 holiday scams to warn users about

Christmas is almost here, and that means — among other things — your users are likely being targeted by some of the most common holiday-themed online scams.

Warn users about URL typo scams

It’s likely most of the people in your company have made mistakes entering web addresses. Online scammers know it, too.

Would you fall for crafty new e-mail scams?

It isn’t just the tech illiterate that are likely to fall victim to online fraud. Sophisticated new schemes could catch even the savviest folks off guard.