Category Archives: Corporate

Have I Been Pwned?

There’s not a day that goes by without hearing news about a security breach or incident involving large companies like Equifax and Marriot; but what about incidents that are rarely publicized but just as damaging? Wouldn’t you like to know if an incompetent vendor lost your email or other personal information? I would, and I …Read more

Brokers, iBuyers, Hackers, and more

Interest rates are dropping while temperatures are rising and that likely means a strong homebuying season coming our way. Along with the recent increase in real estate sales activity, we’re also seeing more activity on the business and technology fronts. Here’s the latest: Keller Williams becomes an iBuyer starting in the Dallas/Fort Worth markets. The …Read more

Extortion Email Attacks

  If you’ve ever received an extortion email attack, it may have left you wondering: How do criminals get my email address? Let me explain how it works. There are some services, both legal and illegal, that collect valid business email addresses to use for their own purposes. Those that are collected legally are usually …Read more

Dissecting Phishing Emails

Most phishing attacks are designed to do two things, (A.) steal user credentials or (B.) get malicious code downloaded to a user’s computer. But just how do you recognize an attack? In this post, I’m going to show you examples of “phishy” emails that should raise a flag in your mind. I’ll show you what …Read more

2017: The Year in Tech (Part 1)

We can probably all agree that 2017 was an exciting year for everyone, but that was especially true for those of us in the real estate, mortgage lending, title, and escrow professions. As we bring the year to a close, I wanted to share some insights about the major trends we are tracking here at Stewart.