Don't look now, but your company could be under attack. Con artists are using the oldest tricks in the book, along with some new ones, to steal your money and maybe even your good name. Actually, do look now. Install a firewall, patch up your browser, clean out your e-mail filter, sweep for viruses and spyware, create new passwords, and monitor your bank account...

Theft Via E-mail

These are clogging everyone's inbox these days. Official-looking messages seem like they are from reputable companies and institutions. "If your staff is unaware of how to identify those, those can put you at risk," says Leslie Kish, director of operations for the Better Business Bureau.

Risky e-mails can take many forms, from an unlikely invite for free money from a Nigerian dignitary to a message forged to look like it's from a bank or sites such as PayPal. Whatever the facade, such messages can trick employees into to unwittingly downloading Trojan horses, viruses and other malware into your business ...

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