Security

SCAM ALERT!!!

2019-05-31T13:30:20-05:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Internet, News, Security|Tags: , , , , |

It has been brought to our attention yet again, of another scam email message from a sender posing as South Central Communications. The sender name appears as “scinternet.net”, but the email address does not match any of our company addresses that we use to communicate with. The message states that “Your mailbox capacity has

Be On Guard for Scams

2018-12-14T13:11:31-05:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Internet, News, Security|

We were alerted to a new online scam by one of our customers and want to share that with you, so you'll know what to look for. Scammers are always trying new things to deceive you and they often get your attention by offering expensive gifts for little or nothing on your part. Be

Beware of Long Distance Phone Scam

2018-09-11T17:08:14-05:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Security, Voice|Tags: , , , , |

We've received several reports from customers who have received scam calls from an individual who identifies as a South Central Communications employee. This scammer asks various questions about the customer's Long Distance service. They often begin with a question like, "why haven't you filled out the form we sent?" When asked for their name

Scammers Posting Fake SCC Surveys

2018-08-08T18:15:12-05:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Internet, News, Security|

Scammers are always coming up with new ways to try and trick you. Be mindful of pop-ups, ads, or emails offering too-good-to-be-true giveaways – like this example for a fake SCC survey. Offers and surveys from SCC will only come through official channels and never from a pop-up ad. If you’re ever unsure if

Resetting Routers Because of Russian Walware

2018-08-08T18:05:31-05:00May 30th, 2018|Categories: Internet, Maintenance, News, Security|Tags: , , , |

You may have seen recent news reports regarding Russian malware infecting many different types of internet routers. Most SCC-issued routers are not vulnerable to this recent Russian malware campaign. However, as a precaution, we'll be rebooting fiber Internet routers in our service areas this evening - 5/31/18 from 1am-5am. If you have any other