By now, everyone is aware that COVID-19 caused an unprecedented increase in working from home, with about half of the American workforce still working remotely a year after the pandemic began. These conditions have made it easier than ever for hackers to successfully gather your information, with the FBI receiving almost twice as many reports of internet crime than in a typical year.
Online shopping has been a growing trend for many years, but the COVID-19 pandemic means that even more people are doing their holiday shopping online this year than ever before. While convenient, online shopping does not come without its own set of risks. Follow the simple tips and tricks below to ensure you are protecting your personal information and saving yourself from scams while shopping online.
To ensure you are getting the most out of your phone system, our Simplicity engineers are releasing a new software update! On September 30, 2020, the v41 release will be available to current and new Simplicity VoIP clients – and most are for no additional costs.
Watch out online shoppers! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the busiest on-line shopping days of the year and the bad guys are planning to get rich with YOUR MONEY! Don’t let the excitement of the season distract you from being vigilant.
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