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-- financial advisor could be dropping you blind without -- even knowing it.
A new trend cyber criminals targeting the people who handle your money.
And then taking off with it.
At a elevated as chairman and co-founder of identity -- 911.
He says problems start by hackers invading your email.
And they're looking specifically for communications that you may be having with people.
With whom you have financial dealings financial advisors being one group.
Live in says criminals are looking to mimic the way you communicate via email.
Then they pretend they are you directing your money to their accounts.
To protect yourself live -- says you need to have strong passwords and security software on your cell phone and computer.
And you need to set -- protocols with your financial advisor.
Send an email first then have him -- you to confirm.
Any transfers if I send you an email -- a transfer money from here -- here make me talk to you.
Communicate with me force me.
To make this a one on one so you have a better idea that it's really me.
Keep a close eye on your bank and credit card statements -- -- after any money it left your account make sure you know where went at the end of the day.
Because the ultimate guardian of the consumers the consumer you need to be part of any process that moves your money anywhere.
In New York Brenda Buttner Fox News.
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