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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

Alert: Watch out for this nasty Amazon scam going after your money

Scammers have been using Amazon's reputation as a good employer to scam people trying to find work with the company. They claim to be...
Happening Now October 8, 2018

New clever bank phishing scam is spreading and it's duping even the experts

Criminals are counting on us to overlook details and fall for their tricks. It just takes one mistake to have your entire bank account...
Happening Now October 4, 2018

Windows users watch out for this fake Microsoft notification

A recent scam has targeted Windows users by displaying a fake update notification. It looks very realistic and has already scammed large groups of...
Happening Now October 1, 2018

Another Netflix scam is making the rounds - Here's how to spot it

Crooks are always on the lookout for opportunities to trick potential victims into forking over some of their hard-earned cash. As such, they tend...
Happening Now September 23, 2018

Beware of a Chinese phone scam that reaches across the United States

There are of course robocalls, which none of us like, but those are pretty easy to identify and hang up on. But what if...
Happening Now September 12, 2018

New clever fake check scams are turning into a nationwide epidemic

Although we rely less and less on writing checks and receiving them, they are still widely used and needed. Did you know that billions...
Happening Now September 5, 2018

Google cracks down on tech support scam ads

Even the most tech savvy among us need some support every now and again, and when we seek it out, Google is one of...
Happening Now September 4, 2018

Email scams - the simpler they are the more people fall for them

You may believe that you’re too smart to fall for an e-mail scam. And I hope you’re right. But millions do. These days, the simpler...
Columns August 31, 2018

Email spam is surging - here's how to protect yourself

If you've ever dreaded giving out your email address, here's a way to create a fake, temporary and disposable email address to ensure your...
Tips August 22, 2018
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