How to Easily Spot and Avoid Apple ID Phishing Scams. A complete overview of phishing attacks targeting Apple users

You may be familiar with the concept of “phishing”, an increasingly complex form of cyber-attack. The tactics used involve sharing disguised links, usually included in emails, to trick you into providing sensitive information to malicious individuals. Phishing is one of the most common types of online attacks and embodies social engineering tactics. And what’s even … Continue reading How to Easily Spot and Avoid Apple ID Phishing Scams. A complete overview of phishing attacks targeting Apple users

Frosty the Con Man: Avoiding Family Emergency Scams

by Carol Kando-Pineda, Attorney, FTC, Division of Consumer & Business Education “Hello? It’s me — Frosty. Look it’s a long story but without my top hat, I’m melting. Please, I need your help — send money now or I’ll be nothing but a puddle!” OK, so that’s a silly example and real imposters aren’t funny. But, … Continue reading Frosty the Con Man: Avoiding Family Emergency Scams