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Scams Rise From The Heightened Alert Of Coronavirus

There’s nothing quite like a breaking global news story to give cyber criminals bait to scam people online. The Coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, known as COVID-19, has been in the media’s spotlight for the last two months as more and more people are testing positive for the virus around the world. As the […]

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Inside The Mind Of A Scammer

The world, unfortunately, has little insight into the types of people who are scammers, along with the signs to look for when dealing with potential scams. How do we know who would become a scammer, and why are some people prone to scam? Are there other motives besides greed? Deceiving others to get what you […]

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Scam Prevention Tips For Seniors

It’s an extremely sad reality that we live in a world where bad people can take advantage of senior citizens over the internet and scam them out of money. Many seniors aren’t as used to technology as the younger generations who have grown up with it are, and are more likely to fall for an […]

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What You Need To Know About The Risks Of Public Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi has become easily accessible from virtually anywhere in the world. The workplace has evolved outside the confines of office space. You are now able to access the internet at a coffee shop, on the train and even in the park. With the rise in the ease of accessibility of Wi-Fi, it does bring about […]

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Internet Scamming Tactics: Social Engineering

In the age of social media and almost everything from banking to news sites requiring you to set up an online account, it is becoming more and more difficult for the average person to protect themselves from the sheer amount of scams that now exist. One of the biggest internet scamming tactics used today makes […]

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The Dangers Of Fake Website Scams

The internet has opened up a whole new world of convenience – you have an abundance of information and online shopping websites right at your fingertips. With this new world of convenience, however, comes the risk of being fooled by a fake website scam. As we continue to make more and more purchases online we […]

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How To Spot Event Ticket Scams

Trying to get tickets for the next big concert or world series game? Be careful who and where you buy from. Sadly, a process that should be filled with excitement and anticipation all too often ends in disappointment and deception. Event ticket scams are common in the United States. With the number of online scammers […]

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The Latest In Facebook Scams: Stealing Pages With Admin Access

Millions of people around the world use Facebook every day to share photos, videos and stories from their lives, and to keep in touch with friends and family. Online scammers use Facebook as a means to target these people and trick them into giving out of their personal information and money. Facebook scams are adaptable […]

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Going On Vacation? Don’t Fall For These Hotel Scams

With so many new hotels popping up around the world each year, the risk of getting scammed within one is only getting higher. Many illusive hotel scams are designed to scam innocent and unaware travelers. Here are the top hotel scams to watch out for next time you go on vacation. Wi-Fi Skimming Free Wi-Fi […]

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How New Technology Can Affect Phone Scams

Phone scams have been around for a long time, but new technology is helping criminals to become shrewder and more tactical when it comes to how they go about scamming. Here’s a look at how technology is affecting phone scams. It Couldn’t Happen To A CEO Right? According to a recent report in The Wall […]

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