Phishing attacks are now the most common method cybercriminals are using to target unsuspecting victims. They’re becoming more customized and difficult to detect. So first, let’s talk about how they’re trying to do this. Traditionally phishing attacks try to get you to… Open an infected email attachment. Click on a malicious link. Ask you to …
How Scammers Target Seniors
Did you know that an estimated one in five seniors is a victim of financial exploitation? Scammers are increasingly targeting seniors by tricking you into giving them money or access to your personal information. Learn how to deter, detect and defend against scammers.
Be Financially Prepared for a Natural Disaster
Hurricane season is here and while you likely know how to secure your property and what supplies to stock up on, financial preparedness is also important. FineMark offers suggestions on how to identify, collect and update your personal and financial information before a storm strikes.
New Reporting guidelines for Third-Party Payment Apps won’t impact Zelle® users
In January of this year, a new tax reporting requirement was announced that will impact 2022 tax returns filed in 2023, regarding third-party payment networks. However, if you use Zelle® for sending money, the rule may not apply.
Cybersecurity: Understanding Cyber Threats
Miss our virtual event on Cybersecurity: Understanding Cyber Threats? Watch the recording! As we grow more dependent upon technology, digital safety is crucial.
Mobile Payment Apps
Peer-to-peer payment apps like Zelle® and Venmo make paying for things really simple, but they have also caught the eye of scammers, looking to take advantage. FineMark’s Christi Lunsford has suggestions to keep your money safe.
Updating Your Software
Cyber criminals are constantly looking for new vulnerabilities in the software you use every day. From your laptop to your cell phone to the mobile apps on that phone, bad guys are looking to break in, which is why software updates are so important. FineMark’s IT and CRM Specialist Kim Wargo explains.
Help! I’ve been hacked! Now What?
No matter how secure you try to be online, there’s always a chance you’re accounts will get hacked! FineMark’s Kim Wargo reviews the signs to look out for and the actions to take if you become a victim of cyber criminals. Interested in more ways to secure your information? Check out these other videos below. …
Houses, cars, artwork, jewelry. Most people are aware of these valuable physical assets because they see and use them every day. But did you know that digital content are assets as well? FineMark’s I.T. and CRM Specialist, Kim Wargo explains what digital assets are and what happens to them when you’re gone or if you’re …
Should I enable two-factor authentication?
Cybercriminals always find new ways to break into emails and bank accounts. And while little is foolproof, FineMark’s Kim Wargo shares one step you can take right now, that will make it a lot tougher for criminals.
Keeping Your Cloud Storage Safe
It seems like everyone uses “the cloud” these days to store and manage their data. But how do you know your information is safe and what can you do to help keep it secure? FineMark’s IT & CRM Specialist, Kim Wargo, shares some valuable insight.
Beware of Phone Scams
Thieves have become more sophisticated over the years and the chances of someone stealing your identity are increasing. Fraudsters are impersonating financial institutions or tech support companies to trick you into giving your personal information. FineMark Marketing Director, Jessica Catti discusses ways to identify these types of fraudulent calls and how to prevent you from …