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Scam of the Week: Tricky PDF Files

Scam of the Week: Tricky PDF Files Cybercriminals have a new favorite phishing lure: PDF files. A PDF is a standard file type that presents text and images in their original format regardless of which program you use to open the file. Unfortunately, this makes the use of PDFs a great way for cybercriminals to […]


Scam of the Week: Advanced Phishing Hidden in Plain Text

Scam of the Week: Advanced Phishing Hidden in Plain Text Cybercriminals are using advanced tactics to disguise dangerous malware as harmless text files. Using a phishing email, the bad guys try to trick you into downloading a file attachment named “ReadMe_knl.txt”. Typically, files ending in .txt are plain text documents that can be opened in […]


Scam of the Week: Classic Facebook Phishing

Scam of the Week: Classic Facebook Phishing While cyber threats continue to advance in new and intimidating ways, classic phishing methods are still a favorite among bad guys. Let’s take a look at a recent Facebook-themed phishing attack and see if you can spot the red flags: The email appears to come from Facebook and […]


Protect Yourself: Don’t Be a Mule

Protect Yourself: Don’t Be a Mule Money mules are people who receive and transfer money obtained from victims of fraud and are recruited through several methods: Work-from-Home Scams: A job posting offers easy money for reshipping packages, buying gift cards or Postal Money Orders, or transferring money, which can be done at home. Confidence Scams: […]


Press Release: CNB to Help Shape the Future of Instant Payments

CNB to Help Shape the Future of Instant Payments Press Release January 26, 2021 Citizens National Bank (CNB) will be a leader in the industry’s charge to provide American consumers and businesses with instant payments services that deliver control, convenience and certainty by participating in a pilot program for the Federal Reserve’s upcoming instant payments […]