As part of our efforts to keep our clients safe, we will alert you when cybersecurity risk is particularly high or when specific fraud threats have emerged that you’ll want to be aware of. With the coronavirus outbreak, there has been a substantial increase in cyberfraud attacks. According to our cybersecurity consultant, the number is possibly the largest ever seen around a single theme. Fraudsters are upping their game and playing on our fears and our desire to help.
Remember, the no. 1 defense against them is people, not technology. Once you’re aware of these attempts and know how to spot them, you’ll be in the best position to prevent them.
Here are some of the new attempts our IT and cybersecurity consultants have identified lately:
How to protect yourself:
This is a good time to remind yourself of all the usual ways to protect yourself against common attacks, especially around your finances:
This is what we do to protect your financial information:
Please reach out to your Litman Gregory Advisor if you have any questions about these updated cybersecurity threats or the steps that we’re taking to protect your information.
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