Western Union Scam Victims – Important Time Sensitive Information

The Federal Trade Commission is alerting consumers who lost money to scammers who told them to pay via Western Union’s money transfer system between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017, that they can now file a claim to get their money back by going to FTC.gov/WU before February 12, 2018. “American consumers lost money… View Article

What to look for in email or a web site!

Cybercriminals are targeting all kinds of organizations by setting up different, but similar, domain names which appear to come from an actual business. So you know, Kern Schools’ domain name is ksfcu.org. As such, emails coming from Kern Schools will have the team member or department’s email name followed by @ksfcu.org. Two examples of such… View Article

Scammers Fake Netflix Emails

Beware Phishing Emails scams on popular business offerings! Cybercriminals are targeting Netflix users with several scams you need to watch out for. Some of these scams claim you need to update your payment information, and others try to trick you into downloading software for a cheaper version of Netflix. Do not fall victim for any… View Article

Is everyone up to speed on Cybersecurity?

We encourage each of our members to check out this web site www.onguardonline.gov as it can be a great resource for online security awareness. This site provides practical and easy to understand information for everyone concerned about Cybersecurity. Key How To advice includes: Avoid Scams, Protect Kids Online, Secure Your Computer and Be Smart Online…. View Article

FTC Imposter Email Scam is Back

The email tells you there’s a complaint against your business, and wants you to click on a link. Here’s what one of the scam emails said: “This notification has been automatically sent to you because we have received a consumer complaint, claiming that your company is violating the CCPA (Consumer Credit Protection Act). According to… View Article