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Caller ID “Spoofing” of Social Security Fraud Hotline Phone Number

The Inspector General of Social Security released a statement warning citizens about a caller ID spoofing scheme. Fraudsters are using the Social Security Fraud Hotline number to call citizens. Social Security employees do not place outgoing calls from the Fraud Hotline number. It is advised that you do not engage with these calls or provide personal information.

Posted By Alyssa Yocom
April 24, 2019
Cybersecurity

10 Scams that Target the Elderly

As our loved ones age, it is important to be aware of scams that are targeting the elderly population. Being aware of these scams can help prevent you and people you know from falling for them.

Posted By Alyssa Yocom
March 25, 2019
Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Reminders

You feel like you read these tips all the time, but there’s a reason these top tips are pushed so hard: they help protect you! A refresher never hurts, so read on to make sure you’re handling the basics when it comes to your personal cyber security.

Posted By Schultz Financial Group Inc.
February 25, 2019
Cybersecurity

Avoiding Donation Scams

The traditional “season of giving” may be over, but many of us (SFG included) intend to give year-round. Cybercriminals target donations, so you need to be careful and make sure your donations are going to the right people. Here are some research tips you can do to help keep yourself secure along your giving journey.

Posted By Schultz Financial Group Inc.
January 31, 2019
Cybersecurity

Dispose of Your Electronics, Protect Your Data

When your electronics get old or you upgrade, your first instinct might be to get rid of the old right away. But first, you should ensure no data is left on the device in case it ends up in the wrong hands. You would think you can just delete the data, but it’s not always that simple, as sometimes the data remains on your device unless you take additional steps to permanently delete it.

Posted By Schultz Financial Group Inc.
November 7, 2018
Cybersecurity

Is Your Keyless Car Safe from Thieves?

In this day and age, keyless cars are becoming more and more prevalent. From Toyota to Tesla, you’re bound to find one in your next search (if you don’t already have one). However, just because it’s a high-tech car doesn’t mean it’s 100 percent protected from thieves.

Posted By Schultz Financial Group Inc.
October 12, 2018