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KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: Be Warned! New Hybrid Cyber Attack on Banks and Credit Unions

The bad guys are using a new hybrid cyber attack to steal your private banking information. They place a Banking Trojan on your computer (most likely through email), and once you try to visit your bank’s website, it...

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KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: Beware of New Social Media Attack

Be careful on social media! The bad guys have a new way of tricking you into giving them your personal information, and it’s called "angler phishing". When you make a public complaint on a company’s social media page (...

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Summer Driving Tips

Summer’s almost here. The sun will come out of hiding, and people will, too. As crowds swell at the beach, in parks, and even on roadways, it all makes for some challenging driving conditions. More people are out and...

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KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: Watch out for GDPR and Royal Wedding Attacks

Be on the lookout for a new, Apple-flavored phishing email Scam of the Week. A new European data privacy regulation is going into effect this week. It's called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and bad guys are...

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KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: Watch Out for Gmail Confidential Emails

The bad guys have a new way to phish users, and you need to be on alert for this one! Gmail now allows a different way to send emails called Confidential Mode, and the bad guys are using it to send you malicious...

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KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: Cryptocurrency Scams, More Than a "Bit" Unsettling

Cryptocurrency is now being used by the bad guys to scam you. If you’ve never heard of cryptocurrency, it is a digital currency that uses encryption methods to secure transactions. Completely managed online, it’s a “no...

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Do I Need to Tell My Insurance Company If My Dog Bites Someone?

You probably don’t think your dog would ever bite someone, let alone cause a serious injury. But dog bites are more common than you might realize-4.5 million occur every year in the U.S., according to the Centers for...

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KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: MyFitnessPal Users are Now Phishing Targets

It's all over the news. A 150 million database with user names and passwords of Under Armour's super popular MyFitnessPal app has been hacked. Cyber criminals are going to use this to scare you into clicking on phishing...

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KnowBe4 Scam Of The Week: Compromised Business Email Accounts

Emails being sent from the bad guys have been increasingly hard to detect. These emails appear to be like any other normal email you’d receive. If a business partner or an employee at an organization your company is...

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Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide at Home and at Work

Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning-and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The numbers seem...

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