April 1st is the great American “holiday” know as April Fools Day. Today or some April Fools past you may have fallen victim of a well-conceived prank. Or maybe you were the prankster! Either way, all in good fun and hopefully, all involved shared a laugh.
But when it comes to our finances and security, we don’t want to be tricked or fooled. Bad actors are constantly coming up with new schemes – some clever and some downright laughable. Protecting ourselves doesn’t need to be complicated but we have to be prepared and stay vigilant.
It may be a good time to evaluate & improve your online vulnerabilities. See the cybersafety resources below:
Am I at Risk of Having My Identity Stolen?
5 Things You Should Never Google
Watch Out! 5 Social Engineering Tricks