Scam Catchers

What is Cloud Security, Anyway?

What is Cloud Security, Anyway?

You may have heard the term cloud security being thrown around, but maybe you’re not sure what that means. No, it doesn’t have anything to do with actual clouds, but it does involve storage off-site, and keeping your information sure. It can be hard to get your head around keeping …

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Understanding How Email Scams Really Work

Understanding How Email Scams Really Work

You probably think you’re pretty tech-savvy, right? You’ve got your password logger or your generator, you don’t go to any websites that you don’t trust… but that doesn’t mean that you’ve got the whole thing on lock. Email phishing scams are more popular than ever, and let’s be honest – …

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A Scary New Password Scam is Turning Up

A Scary New Password Scam is Turning Up

There’s a new, very scary email scam going around that involves your password – and it’s pretty shady. An email gets sent to your inbox, or your spam, but the title should grab you right away. It’s your password, right there in the subject line. The password is probably one …

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We all know that creating complicated passwords is important. Dates, names, and events are all bad passwords. If it’s easy to guess, it’s going to be a bad choice! So how do you choose a secure password? The best passwords are a combination of numbers, letters, and symbols – but …

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Common Summer Scams to Avoid

Common Summer Scams to Avoid

Summertime is here, folks – hot weather, laying on the beach, and lots of gardening! But beware, the summer is also the best season for scammers to crawl out of their holes and try to steal what you’ve got. The most common summer scam is a vacation rental scam, which …

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Fact Check: Those Unmarked Letters Are NOT Scams!

Fact Check: Those Unmarked Letters Are NOT Scams!

Have you been waiting for your stimulus check for a while, and haven’t gotten anything yet? It’s possible that you, like thousands of others, have simply thrown your stimulus check away without even realizing it. How could this happen, you ask?! Well, for millions of Americans that didn’t have a …

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Is Your Home Security System a Scam?

Is Your Home Security System a Scam?

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to keep yourself, and your family, safe. After all, that’s part of why you’re here, right? To keep your family safe? There are plenty of legitimate home security companies that want to help you… but beware, there are also some serious home security scams floating …

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Lawn Scams Exist: Don’t Trust a Stranger

Lawn Scams Exist: Don’t Trust a Stranger

If you can scam it, scammers have tried. Something you might not think about is scams that relate to your lawn and garden. It doesn’t matter if you’re a new homeowner or you’ve been established a while – summer is coming, and so are lawn scams. The most popular, oldest, …

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