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5 dangerous Facebook scams spreading like fire now

Facebook has approximately 2 billion active monthly users worldwide. As incredible as that is, the site is a major target for cybercriminals. While some...
Tips April 11, 2017

Is that online greeting card really a secret keylogger?

We've warned you about email phishing scams before. These pretend to be one thing, such as an email from a major company or friend,...
Tips March 25, 2017

Watch out for clever Facebook Messenger scams

It's bad enough when scammers ask for a favor or pose as the love of your life, only to steal your money and break...
Happening Now March 20, 2017

Is this website really CNN? This scam is fooling thousands of consumers

Scammers aren't always trying to install malware on your computer. Sometimes the schemes are more straightforward and easy to fall for. The problem is...
Happening Now March 17, 2017

Top Story: 355K credit cards stolen in massive fast food chain data breach

With more than 3,330 restaurant locations nationwide, this major fast food chain is a popular dining destination. But over $355K customers won't be very...
Happening Now February 10, 2017

7 tech events happening right now you need to know about

Wow! A lot has happened this week! Adobe and Microsoft released some critical bug patches, Amazon has launched a new delivery service, and there's...
Happening Now December 17, 2016

Avoid these 3 dangerous online shopping scams

While everyone agrees online shopping is convenient, one of the biggest drawbacks is not feeling secure. A big worry is hackers using retail tools...
Tips November 22, 2016

3 new Craigslist scams spreading now

If you use Craigslist to buy or sell locally, then you know that you have to be careful. This popular site is prone to...
Tips November 3, 2016

5 online scams smart people are falling for

If you're like me, you're online constantly. But, as safe as the internet may seem at times, every single day it becomes more frightening....
Tips October 13, 2016

Warning! Two-thirds of social media users are falling for this scam

There is a new doozy of a phishing scam that's fooling millions on social media. Hackers have found a way to use your internet...
Happening Now August 5, 2016

Top 5 scariest internet scams

If you're like me, you're online constantly. But, as safe as the internet may seem at times, every day it becomes more frightening. Scammers...
Tips July 26, 2016

3 Craigslist scams spreading now

Craigslist is a great place to find deals, but some of those 'deals' are just too good to be true. Right now, there are...
Tips July 8, 2016

Mobile users targeted by sneaky phone scam

Have you ever received a voicemail message from someone you didn't know? I'll tell you how one voicemail could cost you hundreds of dollars...
Happening Now June 25, 2016

Don't be fooled by these sneaky airport scams

Airports make the perfect target locations for scammers. They're crowded, and travelers are often distracted and carrying valuable possessions in their luggage. So, before...
Tips June 21, 2016

Utah man accused of hacking United Airlines

You won't believe what a hacker thought he could get away with when he broke into United Airlines' computer systems.
Happening Now May 19, 2016

Top Story: PayPal phishing scam steals your ID

Don't open your email until you read this important alert. A new malware-laced phishing scam is spreading fast. Hackers are using it to steal...
Happening Now May 15, 2016

Facebook scam tricks you out of hundreds of dollars

Just think about it. What if someone told you they knew of a way for you to get $50,000 from the government? Think of...
Happening Now May 5, 2016

You won't believe what Craigslist crooks are getting away with now

Do you use Craigslist? Before you answer, be very careful who you're inviting into your home. Find out what new crimes these thieves are...
Happening Now May 4, 2016

Scam spreading on social media

Celebrities like the Kardashians, Britney Spears and Hilary Duff are all posting photos of detox teas like Lyfe Tea, Fit Tea, SkinnyBunnyTea and similar...
Happening Now May 2, 2016

Learn from their mistakes: 3 stories of people who fell for scams, and what it cost them

You can avoid most scams if you know what to look for. Learn how these people got tricked so you can avoid their mistakes.
Tips April 23, 2016
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