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Avoid these 3 dangerous online shopping scams

While everyone agrees online shopping is convenient, one of the biggest drawbacks is not feeling secure. A big worry is hackers using retail tools...
Tips November 22, 2016

3 new Craigslist scams spreading now

If you use Craigslist to buy or sell locally, then you know that you have to be careful. This popular site is prone to...
Tips November 3, 2016

5 online scams smart people are falling for

If you're like me, you're online constantly. But, as safe as the internet may seem at times, every single day it becomes more frightening....
Tips October 13, 2016

Warning! Two-thirds of social media users are falling for this scam

There is a new doozy of a phishing scam that's fooling millions on social media. Hackers have found a way to use your internet...
Happening Now August 5, 2016

Top 5 scariest internet scams

If you're like me, you're online constantly. But, as safe as the internet may seem at times, every day it becomes more frightening. Scammers...
Tips July 26, 2016

3 Craigslist scams spreading now

Craigslist is a great place to find deals, but some of those 'deals' are just too good to be true. Right now, there are...
Tips July 8, 2016

Mobile users targeted by sneaky phone scam

Have you ever received a voicemail message from someone you didn't know? I'll tell you how one voicemail could cost you hundreds of dollars...
Happening Now June 25, 2016

Utah man accused of hacking United Airlines

You won't believe what a hacker thought he could get away with when he broke into United Airlines' computer systems.
Happening Now May 19, 2016

Top Story: PayPal phishing scam steals your ID

Don't open your email until you read this important alert. A new malware-laced phishing scam is spreading fast. Hackers are using it to steal...
Happening Now May 15, 2016

Facebook scam tricks you out of hundreds of dollars

Just think about it. What if someone told you they knew of a way for you to get $50,000 from the government? Think of...
Happening Now May 5, 2016

You won't believe what Craigslist crooks are getting away with now

Do you use Craigslist? Before you answer, be very careful who you're inviting into your home. Find out what new crimes these thieves are...
Happening Now May 4, 2016

Scam spreading on social media

Celebrities like the Kardashians, Britney Spears and Hilary Duff are all posting photos of detox teas like Lyfe Tea, Fit Tea, SkinnyBunnyTea and similar...
Happening Now May 2, 2016

Learn from their mistakes: 3 stories of people who fell for scams, and what it cost them

You can avoid most scams if you know what to look for. Learn how these people got tricked so you can avoid their mistakes.
Tips April 23, 2016

Top 5 scams and rip-offs for unsuspecting tourists

Traveling can be fun, unless you get your wallet or other possessions stolen. We tell you some popular scams and how you can avoid...
Tips April 14, 2016

Online dating scams: The FBI's alarming new warning

The FBI has a new warning about online dating. Find out how you can protect your loved ones (and yourself) from being heartbroken, and...
Happening Now April 2, 2016

3 hilarious stories of clever people who scammed their would-be scammers

Scams and scammers are everywhere. Most of us just try to avoid them, but some people like to scam the scammers back.
Tips March 8, 2016

A new way cybercriminals are scamming you for money, and how to stop them

Cybercriminals are using several scams to steal money from online gamers. Here are seven scams to be on the lookout for, and tips on...
Happening Now February 21, 2016

Top Story: Pyramid schemes are dominating Facebook, but don't take the bait

Warning. Don't let Facebook friends pressure you into selling products. You get suckered into paying for starter kits, and they get a cut every...
Happening Now February 21, 2016

Watch out for convincing Fitbit knockoffs

You've heard of "counterfeit," but have you heard of counterFitbits? If you haven't heard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials recently seized around $35,000...
Happening Now January 16, 2016

Watch out for automated Russian dating scams

If you are having a romantic online relationship, or you're thinking about it, you need to be aware of the potential dangers. A lot...
Happening Now January 10, 2016