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KnowBe4 Discovers New COVID-19 Phishing Scam Warning People They’ve Been Infected

 

KnowBe4Tampa Bay, FLKnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced it has discovered a new type of phishing scam warning people that they’ve come into contact with a friend/colleague/family member who has been infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19). The email instructs them to download a malicious attachment and proceed immediately to the hospital.

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TDCI warns of possible COVID-19 Related Investment Schemes

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – Amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) Securities Division is alerting investors to be on guard against an anticipated surge of fraudulent investment schemes.

TDCI’s Securities Division Outlines What to Expect and Offers Guidance on How to Protect Yourself against COVID-19-Related Investment Schemes.

TDCI’s Securities Division Outlines What to Expect and Offers Guidance on How to Protect Yourself against COVID-19-Related Investment Schemes.

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Coronavirus Insurance Scams Popping Up

 

Coalition Against Insurance FraudWashington, D.C. – Fake coronavirus (COVID-19) health coverage and other insurance schemes are beginning to surface as scammers continue exploiting the pandemic for personal profit at consumer expense, warns the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud.

Coronavirus Insurance Scams

Coronavirus Insurance Scams

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Coronavirus Phishing Explodes as United States Reels From Pandemic

 

KnowBe4Tampa Bay, FLKnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announces its researchers are seeing an influx of coronavirus (COVID-19) related phishing scams.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs urges Tennesseans to Be Aware of Common Holiday Scams

 

Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs Shares Tips to Help Tennesseans Protect Personal Info, Finances

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – With the hustle and bustle of the holidays well underway, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is warning consumers to be wary of holiday-themed scams during this season of giving.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs lists Top 10 Imposter Scams of 2015

 

Tennessee Division of Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs wants to warn consumers about the most commonly reported imposter scams from 2015.

“Scammers often target consumers via email or phone calls,” TDCI Deputy Commissioner Bill Giannini said. “They use deceptive tactics to manipulate people into sending money or revealing sensitive data like Social Security numbers or banking information. Tennesseans should familiarize themselves with these tactics to avoid becoming a scam victim.”

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IRS says Avoid Summertime Tax Scams

 

IRS - Internal Revenue ServiceWashington, D.C. – Ah, summertime! Warm days, rest and recreation and…tax scams. Thieves don’t stop victimizing unsuspecting taxpayers with their scams after April 15th. Identity theft, phone and phishing scams happen year-round.

Those three top the IRS’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of tax scams this year. Here’s some important information you should know about these common tax scams.

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Consumer Reports Survey shows 62 Percent of Online Consumers Do Nothing to Protect Their Internet Privacy

 

1 in 7 Notified of Personal Data Breach Last Year; Victims of E-mail Phishing Scams Up 22 percent from 2012

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Despite a rash of high-profile data breaches and cyber threats, an alarming 62 percent of U.S. online consumers have done nothing to protect their privacy on the Internet, according to a recent national Consumer Reports survey.

Perhaps not surprisingly, the number of victims is on the rise. One in seven online consumers were notified that their personal data had been breached in 2013 – a 56 percent increase from 2012. And a projected 11.2 million people fell for e-mail phishing scams, up 22 percent from the previous year. «Read the rest of this article»

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Internal Revenue Service says Beware of Bogus IRS Emails

 

IRS - Internal Revenue ServiceWashington, D.C. – The IRS gets thousands of reports every year from people who get emails that appear to be from the IRS. Scammers often use the IRS name or logo to make the message appear authentic hoping you’ll respond to it.

In reality, it’s a scam known as “phishing,” attempting to trick you into giving out your personal and financial information. The criminals then use this information to commit identity theft or steal your money. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs says Protect Yourself against Phishing Scams

 

Consumer Affairs tells Tennesseans to be on guard for scams disguised as legitimate emails or texts

Tennessee Division of Consumer AffairsNashville, TN –  Consumer Affairs Director Gary Cordell tells Tennesseans to be aware of phishing scams via email or text message.

This summer, many consumers have received emails and/or text messages designed as being from a legitimate business such as their bank, a credit card company, a government agency, or a reputable organization that asks the recipient to confirm their personal information by clicking a link. «Read the rest of this article»

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