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Don't fall for these tech support scams

Tech support fraud is surging. The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) says it received around 11,000 complaints related to tech support fraud in 2017 with claimed losses nearing $15 million. Tech support scams can sneak in under many different guises, from a hijacked computer browser to a phone call or an email.
Tips: Fraud/Security/Privacy July 14, 2018


The Kim Komando Show® "Win a trip for two to Phoenix to meet Kim" Sweepstakes #62 Official Rules and Regulations The following constitutes the Official…
June 18, 2014
email scam

#1 scam on the increase

Phone scams are an old but growing threat. Find how to detect and avoid them before it's too late.
Tips: Fraud/Security/Privacy
July 25, 2015

5 rules to avoid the #1 scam in America

If I asked you what the number 1 scam in America is right now, you might say phishing email scams, Facebook scams, Nigerian 419 scams,…
Columns: Security
August 1, 2015
Info Sniper

Find the geographic location of an IP address

Find your computer's IP address, or find the location of whoever is sending you those annoying phishing emails.

Financial planning for serious investors

Morningstar is geared toward investors with considerable savvy when it comes to investing and saving money. The site provides a slew of information about your…

Kim's Opinion: When text and email alerts go wrong

We have become accustomed to the mass texts and emails, to the reply-all button and group chat. But we have also recently seen the downside to this. People make mistakes and these alerts are no exception. Within the last few years we have seen false missile reports, warning of impending attacks, and even government officials' personal information exposed. There has to be a better way to make sure we take care of this before it gets any worse.
Columns: Security October 16, 2018

Kim's Take: Email scams have more information on you than ever before

Not long ago, scam email was pretty easy to spot, with all the misspellings and bad grammar. The scammers have wised up and are now using…
Columns: Tips and Tricks March 25, 2019

Q&A with Kim: Local weather forecasts, Unsend emails and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about local weather forecasts, how to unsend emails and more. Do you have a question you'd like to ask me?
Columns: Q&A May 6, 2017
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