Credit Parent Blog

  • SMBs Including Real Estate, Watch Out for these Cyber Security Threats!

    There used to be a time when hackers only targeted retailers, but these days, they can target almost any business in any industry, especially those...
  • Protecting your Child’s Identity from Child Identity Theft

    Did your kid ever get a pre-approved credit card offer? If so, this is a sign that their identity might have been taken by a scammer. Child identit...
  • WireFraud: How Criminal Prey on the Real Estate, Construction, Manufacturing and Art Industries

    In any industry where money is transferred or large bills are paid, the door is open for hacks. In manufacturing they pay large vendors for all mat...
  • The Significant Risks of the Remote Desktop

    Are you one of the millions of Americans who are now working from home? Or have you been working from home for awhile? Either way, it is likely tha...
  • A Look Ahead: What Challenges Might We Face with Cyber Security in the Next Year?

    I was recently talking to a friend. She called me because there was a big issue at work: a ransomware attack. Basically, a hacker installed softwar...
  • The Ultimate Guide to Spotting Fake News

    Do you know when something is “fake news?” If you have half a brain, you should. However, when someone in authority makes a claim, the masses who e...
  • 12 Tips to Safe Shopping Online

    These days, online shopping isn’t a risky, crazy or scary task, but with all of the cyber criminals out and about, you might want to think twice be...
  • Be Aware of These IRS Stimulus Check Scam Tactics

    The IRS has taken the step of urging taxpayers to be aware of emails and calls that can lead to people giving up their personal info to cybercrimin...
  • Is Freezing Your Credit Enough?

    You might think that freezing your credit is enough to keep you safe. In fact, freezing your credit was actually a smart thing to do in order to pr...
  • Gift Card Scams: What You Need to Know

    You might not realize it, but hackers are making a ton of money thanks to phishing attacks, and now they have started to focus on gift cards. Scarl...
  • 10 Ways to Keep Yourself Safe from Shopping Scams During the Holidays

      The winter holidays are a time for friends, family, and fun…and also fraud. Here are 10 ways that you can protect yourself from shopping scams th...
  • Election Civil Unrest: Plan Ahead for Turbulent Times

    We all know that the election could lead to turbulent times, and there are going to be risks out there. What can you do if you come across some typ...