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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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How To Avoid Apple Support Scams

By now, many of us are familiar with the concept of phishing – a form of internet fraud where scammers attempt to gain access to our personal information by using fake content as bait to get us to divulge this information to them. Vishing – voice phishing – is the same concept but instead of […]

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What Are Sextortion Email Scams And How You Can Avoid Them?

As time goes on, scammers are becoming smarter and smarter. Unfortunately, this means that scams are becoming more targeted, and much more threatening in tone, such as the latest wave of sextortion email scams. While we may not fall for every scam that lands in our inbox nowadays, emails that contain our personal details are […]

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Online Military Romance Scams: What You Need To Know

With the internet being so easily accessible these days, millions of people turn to online dating sites or social media to find a potential love interest. Unfortunately, instead of finding love, many people are falling victim to online romance scams where unsuspecting people are giving away money to people who are pretending to be someone […]

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CyberSecurity 101: Protecting Your Online Information

With the rise of the information age, social media, and ever-growing technology innovation, education about cybersecurity and how to protect your personal information is eminently beneficial for everyone that uses the internet. Large corporations spend billions of dollars each year on cybersecurity software and services to avoid a cyber hack and ensure the protection of important […]

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Social Media Scam: Hijacking Facebook Interest Pages

If you’ve logged onto Facebook in the past few months to find Johnny Depp pushing junk-news websites or “love” hocking banking services on your activity feed, you’re looking at one of the newest social media scams. Scammers have hijacked unclaimed Facebook interest pages, usurping their followers and pushing revenue-generating advertisements through them, which you are […]

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