How To Avoid Holiday Scams

How To Avoid Holiday Scams

With the biggest cybercriminal hacking holidays of the year upon us, it's time for a reminder of red flags to pay attention to when shopping either online or in brick-and-mortar stores. The following recommendations are courtesy of our friends at KnowBe4, our Cybersecurity Training Partner.

Getting a new Internet Explorer version that you didn't ask for?

Sometimes automatic updates go a little too replacing your browser when you didn't want it replaced. Maybe you have a very good reason to stay with your current browser, such as Internet Explorer version 9 or 10. What if your line of business software application is not compatible with Internet Explorer version 11?

Well, if you're mad as hell and you're not going to take any more here's what you can do to stop the madness:

Open Internet Explorer
Select (ALT-X) on your keyboard or click the gear in the top right corner of the browser.