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Woman allegedly fakes cancer, raises more than $38,000 in crowdfunding
Woman allegedly fakes cancer, raises more than $38,000 in crowdfunding Charity May 8, 2017
An Alabama woman is accused of lying about having terminal cancer in order to bilk people out of nearly $40,000…
Beware of $50 Mother’s Day Lowe’s coupon scam on Facebook
Beware of $50 Mother’s Day Lowe’s coupon scam on Facebook Computer Scams & ID Theft April 24, 2017
Watch out! Another Facebook scam is making the rounds. This time it has to do with Lowe's Home Improvement. Read…
Warning: This fake tech support scam will give criminals access to your computer
Warning: This fake tech support scam will give criminals access to your computer Scams & Rip-Offs March 27, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), along with the Florida attorney general, announced an operation a few months ago that successfully shut down a…
The dangers of using public WiFi for tax e-filing
The dangers of using public WiFi for tax e-filing Money & Credit February 23, 2017
If you're using online tax-prep software to file your returns, I want you to be sure you don't do it…
Yahoo warns users that their email accounts may have been hacked, again
Yahoo warns users that their email accounts may have been hacked, again Mobile & Electronics February 16, 2017
For the third time in less than six months, Yahoo is warning users that their email accounts may have been…
Facebook will not charge you to keep your profile private
Facebook will not charge you to keep your profile private Mobile & Electronics February 3, 2017
Some old Facebook scams aremaking the rounds again! If you see a status update about Facebook coming for your photos…
Spora: The new ransomware that hijacks your computer
Spora: The new ransomware that hijacks your computer Mobile & Electronics January 13, 2017
A new variation of ransomware has been turned loose and it's even more capable of locking up your computer from…
Top 10 scams coming after your money!
Top 10 scams coming after your money! Scams & Rip-Offs January 12, 2017
Scammers are always out to steal your personal information and money -- and 2016 was no exception. Recently, the Better…
An old cash prize scam is back, and it’s coming for your smartphone
An old cash prize scam is back, and it’s coming for your smartphone Scams & Rip-Offs December 21, 2016
'You've won $1 million! All you have to do is send us a small fee and we'll wire you the…
Report: 1 million Google accounts hacked by new malware
Report: 1 million Google accounts hacked by new malware Mobile & Electronics November 30, 2016
Check Point Software Technologies today revealed a data breach that's hit an estimated 1 million Google accounts around the world.…
Scam alert: Fake email from your bank could rob you blind
Scam alert: Fake email from your bank could rob you blind Banks & Banking November 22, 2016
A new email purporting to be from Bank of America claims that your online ID is about to be terminated…
Warning: Christmas gift exchange scam making the rounds on Facebook
Warning: Christmas gift exchange scam making the rounds on Facebook Scams & Rip-Offs November 22, 2016
A familiar scam is making the rounds on Facebook, just in time for the holidays. Authorities are warning the site's…
Warning: That urgent email from your boss could be a scam!
Warning: That urgent email from your boss could be a scam! Scams & Rip-Offs October 31, 2016
It’s much easier to steal $1 million from one person than $1 from a million people, so naturally that’s where…
10 most virus-prone online celebrity searches
10 most virus-prone online celebrity searches Mobile & Electronics October 13, 2016
Comedian Amy Schumer tops a new list of the most dangerous celebrities in cyberspace, according to anti-virus software company McAfee.…
Hackers may have access to your mobile banking app without you having a clue
Hackers may have access to your mobile banking app without you having a clue Mobile & Electronics September 16, 2016
When we talk about protecting your money, debit and credit card fraud have always been one of the primary concerns.…
How to protect your kids from dangerous criminals online
How to protect your kids from dangerous criminals online Mobile & Electronics August 10, 2016
Picture this: The car is full. You’re navigating by the side mirrors while doing a mental inventory of everything you…
Beware Zika mosquito repellent product scams
Beware Zika mosquito repellent product scams Scams & Rip-Offs August 8, 2016
Dozens of companies are marketing their products as “Zika-protectives” to entice buyers to fall for the latest craze. Many of…
How to recover emails from a Gmail hack
How to recover emails from a Gmail hack Scams & Rip-Offs July 28, 2016
Read more: Easy way to know if your account has been compromised Why you need to turn paper statements back…
Beware of sketchy retailers on Facebook
Beware of sketchy retailers on Facebook Scams & Rip-Offs April 26, 2016
You've probably heard it before: if something seemstoo good to be true, then it probably is. But with all the…
Why you need to turn paper statements back on
Why you need to turn paper statements back on Protect Your Rights & Identity April 5, 2016
Paper statements help prove your balance in event of catastrophic attack If you think about all the companies you do…
Avoid these common Craigslist scams
Avoid these common Craigslist scams Scams & Rip-Offs March 15, 2016
Read more: Scammers hit payday on Craigslist, according to study Craigslist vacation rental scam
Hackers may have access to your Netflix account, and even worse, your bank account
Hackers may have access to your Netflix account, and even worse, your bank account Scams & Rip-Offs March 9, 2016
Would you have any idea if a stranger -- or a hacker -- was sharing your account? And would you…
Beware of fake work-from-home offers
Beware of fake work-from-home offers Scams & Rip-Offs January 28, 2016
If you're looking for ways to earn some extra cash, you need to be aware of some scams out there…
Smartphone users fall victim to ransomware
Smartphone users fall victim to ransomware Mobile & Electronics December 1, 2015
The Better Business Bureau has put out another warning about ransomware. Normally, when tech users think of viruses, they think…
Scam alert: Phony FedEx notice
Scam alert: Phony FedEx notice Scams & Rip-Offs November 9, 2015
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Warning: Watch out for fake hotspots that look like legit public Wi-Fi
Warning: Watch out for fake hotspots that look like legit public Wi-Fi Scams & Rip-Offs October 1, 2015
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Warning: Don’t fall for these Facebook ‘dislike’ button scams!
Warning: Don’t fall for these Facebook ‘dislike’ button scams! Scams & Rip-Offs September 24, 2015
As you have probably heard, Facebook announced that some form of a 'dislike' button, or alternative to the like button,…
Limiting the information used to track you online
Limiting the information used to track you online Scams & Rip-Offs September 16, 2015
Read more: Two inventors develop new app to stop robocalls Ashley Madison saga highlights what you can do in a…
Watch out for the Apple Care virus repair scam
Watch out for the Apple Care virus repair scam Scams & Rip-Offs August 30, 2015
Related: Virus, Spyware and Malware Protection Guide How to avoid or fix an Android virus Google Chrome adds virus protection…
Free Windows 10 upgrade e-mail is a scam
Free Windows 10 upgrade e-mail is a scam Scams & Rip-Offs August 17, 2015
A new bout of ransomware is rolling out just in time to trick people surrounding the Microsoft rollout of Windows…
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