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Watch out for the cellphone porting scam

The battle against cybercriminals is always evolving. That's because when we catch on to their scams they change them up to find more victims....
Happening Now February 19, 2018

Are you too smart to be scammed? Take this online test to see

We all like to think we could spot a scam from a mile away, but sneaky criminals are constantly improving their techniques and coming...
Tips February 17, 2018

Are mysterious Amazon packages part of an elaborate scam?

Shopping online is one of the major conveniences to have come from the creation of the internet. No more time wasted searching for parking...
Happening Now February 10, 2018

Watch out! Clever Amazon delivery scam spreading all over the country

When was the last time you had an item delivered to your doorstep by Amazon? If your answer is recently, please read on. There...
Happening Now October 5, 2017

Don't fall for this incredibly tricky phone scam

Crooks are constantly coming up with elaborate schemes to rip us off! Now, there's a tricky phone scam making the rounds that you really...
Happening Now September 10, 2017

Scammers targeting job hunters with new phishing attack

Looking for a job? Well, that makes you a prime target for this scam that's spreading fast. As more and more resumes are being...
Happening Now August 16, 2017

Phishing emails tricking people into falling for tech support scams

Tech support scammers have found a whole new way to trick you. It's a tactic many other scammers use, and it targets your inbox....
Happening Now August 9, 2017

Never let your accounts fall dormant - It's not just good advice, it's critical

We've all done it before. After using an online service for a month or two, we move on and let the account fall dormant....
Happening Now July 17, 2017

Don't fill out that loan application! Your data could be at risk

For most of us, loan applications are just a part of life. But when you fill them out, you're trusting the lender is keeping...
Happening Now July 11, 2017

Another Facebook coupon scam spreading now

You know I love coupons, but not when they're being used to hide scams on Facebook. The latest scam is a promotion that will...
Happening Now July 7, 2017

Elaborate Facebook scam costs victims THOUSANDS

This Facebook scam is one of the oldest in the book but it's effective, and scammers keep using it time and time again. If...
Happening Now July 5, 2017

Don't fall for this 'White House' phishing email

There's a brand new phishing email that's making the rounds. I've seen it personally, and it's using a well-known political figure to trick you...
Happening Now July 2, 2017

If your phone rings then stops, don't call back - It's a scam

Your phone starts ringing, then suddenly stops. A "missed call" message shows up on your screen, and you're curious about who it was. I...
Happening Now June 22, 2017

Phishing attack hits another huge company

Google and Facebook recently fessed up to being hit by massive phishing scams. Now, another top company is warning employees that it, too, could...
Happening Now May 2, 2017

Cleveland Facebook Live Shooting: Don’t fall for these fake pages

The murder of 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. was uploaded to Facebook for millions to see. In the wake of this horrific tragedy, hundreds have...
Happening Now April 17, 2017

Look out! Bogus Google Maps listings scamming thousands

When you need some help around the house, your first thought might be to do a local web search. But wait! Scammers have found...
Happening Now April 11, 2017

Galaxy S8's facial recognition sensor fails in major way

Forget fingerprints! Facial recognition is the next big thing when it comes to protecting your devices. So far, Samsung's new Galaxy S8 is the...
Happening Now April 3, 2017

Watch out! Tricky scam calls spreading this weekend!

Criminals are always looking for a new angle to rip us off. When one scam doesn't work, they'll change things up and hope for...
Happening Now March 31, 2017

5 things you're doing that put your financial life at risk

Nobody wants to tangle with identity thieves, but most people don't take some basic steps that would keep them away. Here's what you need...
Tips March 5, 2017

Fake Facebook notice tricks account holders into handing out personal info

This Facebook scam is one that I've seen firsthand. Recently, it showed up in my own News Feed. There's also a similar email spreading...
Happening Now March 5, 2017
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