Internet Scams

New Text Message Scam Targeting Smartphone Users

New Text Message Scam Targeting Smartphone Users

Verizon users and other smartphone owners need to be aware of a new text message phishing scam targeting people through their own phone numbers. If you’re received a message from your own phone number, you might be wondering what you’re seeing. Don’t click on any links you see that appear …

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Better Business Bureau Warns of Widespread Crypto Scams

Better Business Bureau Warns of Widespread Crypto Scams

Cryptocurrencies are a popular form of digital money that many enthusiasts use as an investment or an alternative to traditional banking services. If you’re interested in trading crypto, you’ve likely got your favorite online exchanges and a crypto wallet that stores your digital tokens.  However, all crypto users need to …

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Experts Warn That Scammers Are Running Ukraine Schemes

Experts Warn That Scammers Are Running Ukraine Schemes

While the conflict between Ukraine and Russia only started in late February, enterprising scammers have already jumped at the opportunity to profit from others’ suffering. Cybersecurity experts warn users online to avoid a slew of new scams targeting generous people who want to help Ukraine amid the conflict. Read on …

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QR Code Scams: What You Need To Know

QR Code Scams: What You Need To Know

QR codes are a popular way to share information at a glance. You can quickly access a webpage by pointing your phone’s camera at a QR code and opening the pop-up box. However, scammers have decided to ruin a useful technological advancement by hiding malicious scams as QR codes. Read …

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FBI Warns Americans of Insidious Online Holiday Scams

FBI Warns Americans of Insidious Online Holiday Scams

The holiday shopping season provides numerous ways for scammers to fool unsuspecting victims. How can shoppers avoid the most devious online scams this year? The FBI released a list of the most common online schemes that scammers employ. Here are some top tips from law enforcement to sidestep these holiday …

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