Tag: cybercrime

How to Combat Online Fraud and Identity Theft

With the benefits of technology we can bank, shop, connect with friends and family, and so much more, all from the comfort of our own homes. However, with an increase in information sharing, comes an increase in nefarious activity. Online fraud is rapidly becoming one of the most widespread forms of cybercrime, and the number one trap used are phishing scams. Cybercriminals are getting smarter and it is becoming increasingly difficult to decipher the difference between a scam and a reputable company.