If you’re reading this, you’ve likely been the target of a phishing attack and are looking to protect yourself and those around you. If it hasn’t hit you yet, it will soon, along with others that you care about.
Share these latest tactics with your team to ensure you don’t fall victim to the latest in fraudulent online scams.
We all have a side to us that’s naturally curious, especially when it comes to finding out that a document is waiting for us, and that all we need to do is click to open it. Is it important? Could it be interesting?
Phishing and email attacks are not only increasing as time goes on and our lives and data get stored online, but they’re evolving. Understand how Phishing and Email Fraud are repeatedly affecting executives and companies worldwide and how you can protect yourself.
There are very few things worse than the feeling of a missed opportunity.
First, losing hurts. Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky Nobel Prize winners and trailblazers in the world of behavioral economics, first identified this “loss aversion”. We’d rather not lose $5, than find $5.
Second, we are programmed to hate losing out. “FOMO” has even been added to the Oxford Dictionary.
It was a single email that quite possibly changed the course of history. It was a single email that was used to gain access to thousands of Hillary Clinton and DNC emails. A scandal that is blamed for derailing her campaign, and accelerating Donald Trump’s climb towards becoming the 45th President of the United States.
Made famous by one of today’s most successful leaders, Jeff Bezos, the Regret Minimization Framework is hot and trending. Celebrities are talking about it, sharing it on social media, and pushing others to adopt the mindset in order to stay motivated and achieve their goals. What many don’t realize, is that the framework plays a big role in combating phishing attacks and keeping yourself, your data, your money, and personal life secure.
It first came to our attention with the tragic story of Steve and Claudia Tatevich, an elderly couple from Minnesota who decided to buy a townhouse with their retirement savings, to move closer to their kids and grandkids.
On our journey as Retruster, we have experienced many of these moments. People who are happy to criticize and find faults, people who would never take a risk themselves. They’ll tell you all the reasons in the world why it will never work. I’m not talking about people who genuinely want to help — who ask tough questions, hold up a mirror, but support your vision, and believe in you to achieve anything you set out to. These people are special, hold on to them. I’ve realised that it’s really easy to find the faults, the problems, the reasons to say “no”. Give me any successful business and I’ll tell you why, when they first started, they “will never work”.
A lot of people have asked how Retruster started. Well, it’s quite a personal story…