Cognitive impairment is one of the hallmark causes of susceptibility to scams and fraud. Stephanie Rohlfs-Young is Vice-President of the St. Louis chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. In that role, she is constantly working with families on how to recognize the signs of cognitive impairment and the steps to take if there is impairment. As … More Stephanie Rohlfs-Young on Cognitive Impairment
Marc Goodman is a Global Security Advisor and Futurist and the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling book, Future Crimes, Everything is Connected, Everyone is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It. Marc began his career as a police officer working a beat and over the past two decades has … More Marc Goodman on Staying Safe Online
Another day, another data breach. Or so it seems. The announcement of a breach by LastPass is different from some of the most recent breaches. Why, you ask? This one is different because LastPass is a very popular cloud-based password manager. A password manager is an important tool in your arsenal of online safety precautions. … More LastPass announces data breach
We recently had the incredible opportunity to interview global security advisor and futurist Marc Goodman, author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling book, Future Crimes: Everything’s Connected, Everyone’s Vulnerable, and What We Can Do About It. If you have not read this book, you should make it a priority to buy … More What Can We, as Professionals, Do Today To Help Seniors Stay Safe Online?
Special Alert: Beware of This New Form of a Work-from- Home Scam I wanted to send a quick newsletter out to all our readers about a new form of work-from-home scam making the rounds. BBB of Greater St. Louis has an article about a company called Smart Business Pros (or Smart Business Professionals) that is selling seniors … More Hammer the Scammers! Update from Art Maines, LCSW and Senior Scam Action Associates
June 8, 2015 — Senior Scam Action Associates today announced that it has signed on as a partner of STOP. THINK. CONNECT., the global cybersecurity awareness campaign, to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online. The campaign’s three easy, actionable steps: STOP. THINK. CONNECT. are easy to understand and … More Senior Scam Action Associates Becomes STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Partner
Another Facebook/Fed Ex Scam By Curtis Bailey, Co-founder of Senior Scam Action Associates and co-host of The Scammercast podcast I received a panicked call from a dear client of mine last evening. She recently lost her husband and has been slowly developing new routines and friendships. Like so many people over 50, she joined … More Another Facebook Scam