Internet Scams

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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SEC Chairman Warns Crypto Scams Are on the Rise

SEC Chairman Warns Crypto Scams Are on the Rise

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s chairman, Gary Gensler, has no special fondness for cryptocurrency. In recent remarks, he attested that crypto amounts to little more than a chance for scammers and fraudsters to transfer money from honest people into their own pockets. In recent remarks at the Aspen Security Forum, …

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Shield Your Identity Against These Sneaky Tricks

Shield Your Identity Against These Sneaky Tricks

Identity theft is on the rise, and it’s up to you to safeguard your personal information against clever hackers and tech-savvy thieves. Here’s how today’s fraudsters are trying to trick you–and how to fight back. Be a Smart Shopper Online shopping has become the norm, and identity thieves have adapted …

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WhatsApp Scam Targets Users of Popular Chat App

WhatsApp Scam Targets Users of Popular Chat App

The popular chat app WhatsApp has been the target of an ongoing and frustrating scam, experts warn. The scam is simple, straightforward, and has been around for years. It also continues to catch otherwise-savvy victims. Read on for info on how to avoid this common and frustrating WhatsApp scam. How …

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