OUCH! Newsletter: Identity Theft

What is Identity Theft? Identity theft happens when a criminal steals information about you and uses that information to commit fraud, such as requesting unemployment benefits, tax refunds, or a new loan or credit card in your name. If you don’t take precautions, you...

I’m Hacked. Now What?

No matter how secure you are, sooner or later you may have an accident and become hacked. Below are clues you might have been hacked and if so, what to do. If you suspect you have been hacked, stay calm; you will get through this.

Slam the Scam!

The Inspector General of Social Security has designated a National “Slam the Scam” Day to warn Americans about widespread phone scams where callers impersonate government officials, to gain your trust and steal your money.

Securing Your Mobile Devices

Your mobile devices are an amazing and easy way to communicate with friends, shop or bank online, watch movies, play games, and perform a myriad of other activities. Since your devices are such an important part of your life, here are some simple steps to keep you and your devices safe and secure.

Stop That Phish

Email and messaging services are one of the primary ways we communicate. Since so many people around the world depend on these technologies, they have become one of the primary attack methods used by cyber attackers.

Stop That Malware

You probably have heard of terms such as virus, Trojan, ransomware, or rootkit when people talk about cyber security. These are different types of malicious programs, called malware, that cyber criminals use to infect computers and devices. Once installed, they can do whatever they want. Learn what malware is, what danger it poses, and most importantly, what you can do to protect yourself from it.