Today is Safer Internet Day: a day where all digital citizens are called to unite for a better internet. To do my part in making the information superhighway better, I’ve decided to bring my kids along for the ride. As technology evolves and continues to play an ever-increasing role in our kids’ lives, I can’t think of a better day than Safer Internet Day to have a check-in conversation with my kids about their online behavior, safety, and responsibility.
If it works, keep doing it—and make it better. That seems to be the philosophy of some identity thieves. Of course, “better” for them is “worse” for the rest of us. In this case, the issue is a scam that caught a lot of attention last year—the Form W-2 phishing scam—combined with an older, wire-transfer scam. As a result, thieves are using email to target some organizations in two ways.