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Don't fall for this Facebook hoax that's making the rounds again

It bears repeating that Facebook is one of the top hubs for disinformation on the web. A perfect example of how hoaxes flourish on...
Happening Now July 21, 2019

Kim's Take: Social engineering through the use of fake news

Social engineering is the phrase that describes how people with an agenda use real names and sites to spoof you. Today, a tale of BlackRock,...
Columns January 17, 2019

Don't fall for this latest viral Facebook scam

How many times can Facebook breach our trust before we finally walk away from the site for good? The social networking giant appears to...
Happening Now October 11, 2018

Facebook promises fail: Site can't control fake news and viral lies after Sante Fe school shooting

One of the best parts about the internet age, especially now with social media sites, is that information can be distributed quickly and broadly....
Happening Now May 21, 2018

Don't fall for this Facebook security hoax

It makes sense that the more we hear about security issues surrounding Facebook, there would be a rise in people trying to take advantage...
Happening Now March 27, 2018

Beware! Government grant phone scam targeting students

Back to School time is hectic enough without the headaches caused by scams. That's why, if you have kids that are headed to college,...
Happening Now August 6, 2017

5 ways people are getting scammed online

Between phishing scams, spyware, ransomware and the like, there are already tons of threats out there. But now there are other ways people are...
Tips May 13, 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

FCC issues warning against the "Can You Hear Me" phone scam

Recently, I told you about a phone scam that's been making the rounds. Now, the FCC has released a warning that this scam is...
Happening Now March 28, 2017

Whatever you do, don't say THIS to Siri!

It's sometimes fun to ask Siri silly questions, but it's not always safe. Making this one request from Siri could potentially lead to a...
Happening Now March 20, 2017
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