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Why is the robocall plague getting worse every year?

If you are like me, you get plenty of spam calls every day. So many, in fact, that it can feel like you are...
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Facebook being overwhelmed by fake accounts

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Research: 50% of all calls are robocalls, how to stop them on your phone

Robocalls are quite simply the most annoying modern tech drawback for many people. And aside from trying to sell you stuff, robocalls can be...
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Watch out! New Costco phone scam targets consumers

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Yes, the number of robocalls is on the rise

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Facebook - Cambridge Analytica probe now involves the FBI, the SEC and the Justice Department

The Facebook - Cambridge Analytica fiasco is one scandal that just won't go away. It's been months since it was publicly disclosed but the...
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Tech support scammer fined millions for cons

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How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone and Android

Robocalls are quite simply the most annoying modern tech scourge for many people. It's a plague that the world can do without. And if...
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FTC warns of new robocalling scam

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FTC: "Warranty Void If Removed" Stickers are Illegal

Remember the first time you saw a tag that said the warranty for whatever it was attached to would be void if it was...
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