Criminals Using SMS Messages to Beat Multifactor Authentication

For several years, cyber criminals have used text message scams called “smishing” to steal personal information. Now, SMS messages are being used to infiltrate peer-to-peer (P2P) payment service used by many financial institutions. According to Krebb...

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Split Closings New Target of Wire Fraud

Cyber criminals continue to adapt their schemes and are now targeting split closings. Diverting seller proceeds and mortgage payoffs appear to be happening with more frequency in markets such as Michigan and Wisconsin where split closings are commonp...

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Why Construction Companies Need to Worry About Cyber Risks

In construction, cyber risks may not seem like a relevant issue. The construction industry may not seem like an obvious target of cyber criminals compared to industries like healthcare, retail or technology. Ransomware attacks often focus on companie...

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4 Things to Know About Phishing

Phishing attacks spiked as employers across the U.S. shifted to a remote work environment during the pandemic. These kinds of cyber risks cause hundreds of millions of dollars in losses each year. Phishing plays a part in a wide range of cyber attack...

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Home Maintenance Tips

Homeowners may be surprised to learn that the bulk of water damage to a home is not due to natural disasters or flooding. It is actually due to unchecked plumbing issues that lurk on the property — things like slow leaks, corroded pipes, and degraded...

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