3 Tips to avoid phishing and smishing scams

Imagine you receive a text from the CEO asking for your help. They're visiting customers, but someone forgot to provide gift cards for these visits. So the CEO needs you to buy six $200 gift cards and text the information.

Would this kind of request make you pause and wonder? Or would you quickly pull out your credit card to do as the message asked?

A surprising number of employees fall for this gift card scam and others.

5 Factors that changed cybercrime

Cybercrime is on the rise and shows no sign of stopping. If the cybercrime industry were a country, it would be the world's third-largest economy.

However, cybercrime was not always so profitable. So what took cyberattacks from rarities to a common, costly threat? Technology has recently changed in ways that are beneficial to cybercriminals.