Amazon order scam

New Email Attack Takes a Phishing-Turned-Vishing Angle to Steal Credit Card Info Details on this new scam demonstrate how cybercriminal gangs are working to try use new mediums and social engineering methods to trick users into becoming victims. Receiving a bogus email or call pretending to be from Amazon has been around for a long time. [...]

Boyfriend Girlfriend Scam

Romance Scams Beyond the job losses and economic fallout of the pandemic, the loneliness and isolation brought on by our virtual lives has real consequences. This might explain why romance scams reached a record $304 million in losses reported to the FTC in 2020. That’s up about 50% from 2019. Romance scams can start [...]

2021-03-25T14:17:00-04:00March 4th, 2021|Computer Scams, Personal Scams, Telephone Scams|

Site Notifications Risk?

Be Very Sparing in Allowing Site Notifications. An increasing number of websites are asking visitors to approve “notifications,” browser modifications that periodically display messages on the user’s mobile or desktop device. In many cases these notifications are benign, but several dodgy firms are paying site owners to install their notification scripts and then selling [...]

2021-02-20T11:12:19-05:00February 20th, 2021|Computer Scams, Computer Security|

Scammers using COVID-19 to scam people

COVID-19 / Corona Virus Scams Scammers are experts at shifting tactics and changing their messages to catch you off guard. This is especially true as they take advantage of anxieties related to the Coronavirus. Here’s a quick alert about some current government imposter scams using COVID-19 that are popping up on our radar. *Don’t [...]

Corona Virus (COVID-19) information

Peoples Savings and Loan Company  As the impact of COVID-19 spreads and affects our community, we at PSALC want to inform you of the steps we are taking to help protect the health and safety of our customers and staff.  UPDATE:  As of noon, March 19, 2020,  Peoples Savings and Loan Company will be temporarily closing our lobbies at both locations.  Our drive-thrus will remain [...]

2020-05-22T15:25:14-04:00March 14th, 2020|Computer Scams, Personal Scams, Uncategorized|
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