Phishing Scams

Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft

Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft

Identity theft is one of the most common and frustrating scams to fall victim to. Often, people who have their identities stolen have no idea they’ve been targeted by a crime until the damage is already done. Once someone’s identity has been stolen, it can affect them in many ways. …

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Phishing Emails: How to Spot Them

Phishing Emails: How to Spot Them

Sometimes, criminals use advanced hacking techniques and cutting-edge technology to steal information from corporate server banks. Most of the time, though, they just send a phishing email and hope someone takes the bait. The vast majority of cybercriminals are pretty low-tech, it turns out. So, how can you spot phishing …

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New Instagram Scam Targeting Social Media Users

New Instagram Scam Targeting Social Media Users

Authorities are warning social media users about a new phishing scam on the popular image-centered site Instagram. The criminals initiate the scheme by contacting their victims via email, posing as Instagram support, and claiming the user has violated copyright laws. Read on to find out more about this insidious new …

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Widespread Job Listing Scams Plague Social Media

Widespread Job Listing Scams Plague Social Media

Experts warn of new social media scams targetting job seekers on sites like LinkedIn and Indeed. Scammers posing as genuine employers reach out to job-hunters and offer them positions at a new company. In reality, the scammer doesn’t have a job opportunity; instead, they’re trying to steal from an unsuspecting …

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