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Sextortion scams are ⁠back ⁠— and spreading quickly

Nothing is more horrifying than the idea of being blackmailed with intimate photos or private data. "Sextortion" scams are a shocking violation of privacy...
Happening Now August 1, 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

How AI could change catfishing

Artificial intelligence is giving catfishing grifters better tools to pull off their cons. Luckily, we have some tips on how to avoid getting catfished.
Tips July 25, 2019

Don't fall for this DNA scam

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is issuing an alert on a new type of scam. This one involves Medicare and DNA testing kits. Find...
Happening Now July 23, 2019

Don't fall for it! Find out how to spot mystery shopping scams

Who wouldn't like to earn a little extra money, just by shopping? Being a mystery shopper can be fun and easy to do. Unfortunately,...
Happening Now July 20, 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 June 23, 2019

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

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
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