Category: Protection

As if the worry of whether or not their power lines could withstand the madness of Hurricane Lane these past few weeks, Hawaii’s Electric companies, just can’t get a break as scammers are now targeting Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawai’i Electric Light, by demanding payments in bitcoin, a digital currency, or else their services…

With the first day of school just around the corner, it seems like scammers ended summer break early as they’ve already gotten a head start on targeting college students with a number of back to school scams. To help prevent you ambitious students with any additional stress this school year, here’s a list of the…

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) a phone scam targeting individuals with Chinese last names is spreading across the US. Mandarin or English speaking scammers are calling victims and claiming to be from the Chinese Consulate. Victims are informed that they have a package or sensitive information at their local consulate office. The victim…

Microsoft Tech Support Scams have become a growing epidemic affecting over 13,000 victims a month. Scammers use different tactics to trick victims into paying for unnecessary technical support service. They will claim they’ve been notified of so-called problems that need to be fixed on a victims device, platform, or software. Victims are contacted by scammers…

If you’ve received an unexpected call from AT&T’s Customer Service, guess what you’re being SPOOFED by scammers! Posing as AT&T Customer Service agents, scammers are using robocall technology to contact AT&T customers and notify that there has been an issue with their internet service due to a security breach. The targeted customer is then asked…

With over 300 million customer accounts for the picking, it’s not a surprise that scammers have been targeting Amazon sellers and customers. Amazon Sellers Beware Scammers are actively calling Amazon sellers to access their personal accounts. Sellers are asked to log into a fake site with their username and password. This then gives scammers access…

We are making our way to D.C. on Monday to showcase our many solutions that help consumers combat unwanted robocalls. Hosted by the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission, the Stop Illegal Robocalls Expo will take place on April 23, 2018 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in…