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KnowBe4 Scam Of The Week: W-2 Phishing Scams Will Resurface in a Few Weeks

[ALERT] The bad guys are starting their tax scams early this season! For ALL employees, look out for urgent emails and phone calls supposedly coming from the IRS or tax-related companies. HR and Accounting teams, be on...

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KnowBe4 Scam Of The Week: Don't Fall Victim to Increased Ransomware Attacks

Cyber criminal attacks are constantly becoming more sophisticated. The volume of malware-laced emails rose significantly during the third quarter of this year, according to a Quarterly Threat Report published by...

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KnowBe4 Scam Of The Week: Phishers Target PayPal Users With Fake "Failed Transaction" Emails

There is an especially sneaky PayPal scam tactic in the run up to the holidays, when many people struggle to remember the who/what/when/where/why of their festive spending. Scammers are banking on the holiday rush...

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Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting and...

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KnowBe4 Scam Of The Week: Expect Uber-themed phishing attacks

Uber has suffered a data breach a year ago, and the address and email information of 57 million people were stolen. Uber paid off the hackers who then supposedly deleted the data, but that cannot be confirmed....

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KnowBe4 Scam Of The Week: This Scary New Phishing Attack is Very Hard to Detect

Heads up! The bad guys have come up with a new attack technique that’s just plain nasty. Last week, users began receiving emails from known contacts they had at another organization, or so they thought. At least one of...

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Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out tires could...

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4 Ways to Help All Children Have a Great School Year

It's back-to-school time, and, if you have school-age children, your household is likely bustling with activity and filling up with books and backpacks. There are other households and school districts in your community,...

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