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Major office supply chain fined millions for bogus PC malware scans

You've probably heard of the infamous online tech support scams. This is when fraudsters try to convince you that your computer is infected with...
Happening Now March 29, 2019

Why is it dangerous to find out if this famous celebrity just died?

Fake celebrity deaths sprout out on social media every day and just won't die, will they? They're terrible reminders not to believe everything you...
Happening Now July 21, 2018

Tech support scammer fined millions for cons

Crooks are always on the lookout for opportunities to trick potential victims into forking over some of their hard-earned cash. One widespread ploy is...
Happening Now June 22, 2018

Windows users! These tricky scams are spreading

With the countless number of cybercriminals in the world, it's a good idea to stay informed of the latest attacks. As they say, knowledge...
Happening Now April 25, 2018

Chrome support scam could seriously cost you big time

We all understand that ads are necessary. They help pay the bills and keep us from having to pay for access to certain websites....
Happening Now February 8, 2018

Watch out for Netflix scam that looks like the real deal

If you have a Netflix membership or know someone who does, watch out! There’s another Netflix scam that looks authentic and you can easily...
Happening Now October 10, 2017

Phishing emails tricking people into falling for tech support scams

Tech support scammers have found a whole new way to trick you. It's a tactic many other scammers use, and it targets your inbox....
Happening Now August 9, 2017

Watch out! Malicious ads in Google search leading to costly scam

Google has taken down more than 1.7 billion fake ads, but it's missed one of the biggest scams out there. This ad looks legitimate,...
Happening Now June 6, 2017

Watch out! Tech support scams exploiting worldwide ransomware scare

With fear growing over ransomware threats, you must be on your guard! Cybercriminals are taking advantage of people's concerns, and spinning new types of...
Happening Now May 25, 2017

Warning! Scammers stealing PayPal customers' passwords

Scammers have found a frightening new way to steal your money by posing as PayPal support. The links they send to help fix your...
Happening Now September 6, 2016
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