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Americans were scammed out of more than $2.7 billion online last year

Last year alone, internet scam artists took Americans for $2.7 billion. Find out which states were hit hardest by these scams, as well as...
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Watch out for this message promising free internet data - It's a scam

A staggering amount of folks on the web aren't totally familiar with how to identify phishing schemes -- which makes them highly vulnerable to...
Happening Now July 29, 2019

Don't fall for this social media email phishing scam

After observing phishing efforts for several months, a cybersecurity training organization came to the conclusion that over half of the phishing emails are targeting...
Happening Now July 26, 2019

More than 250 million email addresses compromised because of this sneaky malware

Because hackers love to one-up each other, it's inevitable that malware will only become more aggressive as time goes on. For a perfect example,...
Happening Now July 15, 2019

5 sneaky eBay scams to watch out for

Anywhere money is exchanged online is vulnerable to scammers, and eBay has had its share of crooks who try to trick you on both...
Tips June 27, 2019

Update: Third Florida city attacked by ransomware

Ransomware attacks on big companies and U.S. cities have been ramping up this year. One city ended up paying around $17 million to fix...
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Protect yourself from online scams with this cloud backup service

How much personal information do you have on your home computer? I'm guessing it's quite a bit. Whether it be financial information, personal data,...
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Sophisticated scam targets Gmail and Google Calendar users

Despite Google's status as a safe (if data hungry) place for our information, a number of new findings are making people think twice about...
Happening Now June 11, 2019

Watch out for this new Instagram scam

If you use Instagram at all, you've probably run into your fair share of shady advertisements or spam accounts. A new scam making the...
Happening Now June 10, 2019

4 ways to check if a link is safe before you click it

Criminals can make it difficult to navigate the internet at times. Clicking on a malicious link sent to you in a phishing email or...
Tips June 7, 2019
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