Keeping An Eye Out For Internet Scams: Signs and Warnings

2023-09-29T08:28:34-04:00September 29, 2023|Blog|

By Jacob Aldrich A Kentucky woman recently thought she had found a once-in-a-lifetime connection with Stranger Things star Dacre Montgomery after apparently  meeting with the star on an online forum. But she was dismayed when she found out she had been scammed, and even worse: she had left her husband [...]

Why Banning Smartphones at School Sends the Wrong Message to our Kids About Digital Citizenship

2023-07-03T13:29:45-04:00July 18, 2023|Blog|

By Tylar Bloch Schools across the country are tightening up their policies to minimize smartphone use, ranging from full-fledged smartphone bans to stricter guidelines around what constitutes permissible smartphone use during school hours. Research done in 2020 by the National Center for Education Statistics suggests that smartphone bans were implemented [...]

Text Phishing

2023-07-03T13:32:13-04:00January 12, 2023|Blog|

By Megan Farnam These days scammers have advanced from the boring outdated email phishing to the young, hip, contemporary text message phishing. “Congrats! You have won the monthly giveaway! Click here to claim your prize” “We are attempting to deliver your packages and are unable to locate your address. [...]

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