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We are at the peak of Hurricane season and, with any natural disaster, the scammers are on the prowl. Whether you are a victim of the catastrophe or just want to help those affected there are a few precautions you can take to make sure you are not further victimized.

Be wary of emails and texts requesting donations or asking you to disclose sensitive information. Some of these emails may contain links or attachments that can direct the user to infected websites distributing viruses and malware.

Here are some great tips to help you avoid becoming a victim of fraudulent activities.

Wise Giving in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey
Building a Digital Defense Against Charity Fraud
Using Caution with Email Attachments
Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks

 

Categories: Cyber Security

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