Phishing Scams

The Biggest Hole in Your Security: Your Passwords

The Biggest Hole in Your Security: Your Passwords

The first line of defense between your online identity and hackers who would scam and defraud you is your password. Making sure you’ve got good password protection on all of your accounts is a major factor in keeping your online identity safe and protected. If you’re not putting the right …

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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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Even More Holiday Scams to Watch Out For

Even More Holiday Scams to Watch Out For

We recently issued a warning for a number of common holiday scams. However, that article hardly covered all of the common types of scams you could encounter this holiday season. If you’re trying to stay vigilant and on the lookout for scams, be wary of these common ways thieves and …

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Fraudulent Emails from Iran Target Voters

Fraudulent Emails from Iran Target Voters

As we approach the 2020 election, scammers are working hard for their own nefarious ends. The National Intelligence Agency revealed this week that foreign actors from Iran accessed public registration records to target voters with fraudulent emails. “We have already seen Iran sending spoofed emails designed to intimidate voters, incite …

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Amazon Prime Day Scams Are Just Around the Corner

Amazon Prime Day Scams Are Just Around the Corner

Every year, Amazon offers up some of its best deals on Prime Day. The shopping frenzy that ensues is like a mini-Black Friday, with customers competing to get the best prices. Unfortunately, Prime Day isn’t just a big deal for consumers–it’s an opportunity for scammers, too. Biggest Prime Day Ever? …

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