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Frightening Facebook scam spreading and tricking people

We've covered a number of tricky scams and rackets on social media, but the latest convoluted scheme hitting Facebook users takes the cake for...
Happening Now May 22, 2019

Watch out for Baby Sussex scams

With the just-announced birth of the Baby of Sussex, people across the world are clamoring to learn more about the newest addition to the...
Happening Now May 7, 2019

Avoid a new phone scam from Africa

What's the first thing that comes to mind when the phone rings in the middle of the night? Most likely you think something horrible...
Happening Now May 2, 2019

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,...
Tips April 23, 2019

This new email scam can steal your direct deposit paycheck

Cybercriminals will never, ever run out of clever ploys and ingenious schemes to earn a quick buck from every victim that they can manage...
Happening Now April 13, 2019

Malware spreads new wave of tax scams

Since the tax deadline is right around the corner, scammers are ramping up their schemes. A sneaky version of malware is infecting gadgets all...
Happening Now April 8, 2019

New cellphone scam to watch out for can cost you thousands

Our battle against scammers is never-ending. Criminals continuously change their patterns and constantly think of loopholes to exploit their next victim. The newest cellphone...
Happening Now April 2, 2019

Chinese Embassy robocall scam is making a comeback

You're not going to believe this one. One of the most audacious and incredible robocall scams is apparently making a big comeback. Remember the...
Happening Now March 30, 2019

Watch out for these clever tax scams

In just a few weeks, tax season will be over. We'll all be able to take a communal sigh of relief that we made...
Columns March 23, 2019

Warning! Watch out for these email subject lines ... they could be phishing attacks

Years ago, when we started telling you about phishing scams, they were at least relatively easy to spot. Criminals had terrible grammar and their...
Happening Now March 20, 2019
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