What to Do If Your Banking Information is Compromised

Hackers work behind the scenes to get their hands on anything within their reach. They target email servers, employers, phones, apps, and, in the largest cases, financial institutions. Cyber hackers aren’t just some dark web danger – their work threatens each and every one of us if we’re not careful. It can be easy to get a notification that an account on an app you don’t use anymore has been compromised and dismiss Read More

Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Charities

Charitable donations are a great way to contribute to a cause you care about in your community Donating takes very little time and allows people who know the cause very well to properly allocate those funds to foster a better future. Unfortunately, not all charities are created equal and some are looking out more for themselves than the cause they claim to be working for. We want to protect your hard-earned money and Read More

Rebuilding Your Network After a Cyberattack

Modern technology can make our work easier, more efficient, and more productive. We’re seeing new ways of doing work each and every day, but the swift evolution of technology comes with some serious risks, too. We’re seeing more and more companies, big and small, targeted by ransomware attacks. These attacks can put every single employee and the future of even the strongest organizations at risk. We already talked Read More

The Real Costs of Corruption in the U.S.

The United States operates the largest economy in the world. With a GDP of nearly $21 trillion, the U.S. outpaces the next closest country by nearly 25%. On numbers alone, you would think the country would be able to operate on all systems go, but one of the biggest reasons behind many of our money problems in the country is public corruption. People looking out for themselves and cutting corners to line their own Read More

What to Do If Your Employer Gets Hacked

If you’re up-to-date on the latest news around the world, you might be thinking everyone is getting hacked. Thankfully, it’s not quite that drastic, but cyber hacks are becoming more and more common as criminals find more ways to access your personal and financial information. The best way to defend yourself or your business from hackers is to ensure you’re employing sensible, modern cyber security practices. Read More

It is Time To Stay Vigilant Against Corruption

Corruption runs all throughout human history. As we at the Stolen Asset Recovery Network, commonly known as STARNet, look back, we have to acknowledge that despite our best efforts, there has been no end to corruption so far. Of course, there have been advancements and periods of stability. While corruption is always happening somewhere, we can hope to move through periods of more widespread integrity and Read More

4 New Year’s Resolutions For Fighting Cyber Crime and Corruption

The end of one year and the start of another is the perfect time to look back on all that has transpired and set your sights on the future. As we look back on the past three hundred and sixty five days of fighting the bitter battle against cyber crime, cyber heists, and corruption, we are reminded of the long road that still lies ahead. As we keep progressing and fighting the good fight, here are our 4 New Year’s Read More

4 Emotions You May Feel After a Cyber Heist

Being a victim of a cyber heist is one of the most tumultuous times in anyone’s lives. For some people, they don’t even realize it is possible until it happens to them. You wake up one morning and all of your money is suddenly gone. We see it happen every day, and we know how difficult it can be for those affected. No matter how the process turns out, it can be stressful along the way. Here are 4 emotions you may Read More

5 Tips To Protect Yourself From Cyber Heists

Cyber Heists can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Although major financial institutions, international corporations, and cryptocurrency users all carry a major target on their back, cyber heists happen to regular individuals too. Almost everyone with a credit card has gotten a call from their bank saying that someone hacked their card and they need to wait for a new one to arrive in the mail. When you are hit Read More

4 Ways to Help End Corruption

At the Stolen Asset Recovery Network, we provide swift action on a global scale to combat corruption. Corruption is an issue across the globe. We’ve written in the past about the effects of corruption, the warning signs of corruption, and how you can report it. To pull the picture back even further: how can you end corruption altogether? Ending corruption on a global scale relies on an intentional concerted effort to Read More