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Smishing Is Seriously Growing As Scammers Update Their Tactics

Smishing certainly sounds silly and harmless but it has become a serious fraud risk that can rob a person's life savings in the blink of an eye. The word smishing combines SMS, the primary technical format for text messaging, and phishing. As in other phishing attacks, the criminals masquerade as...
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iPhones Will Soon Be Able To Silence Spam Calls From Interrupting Your Day

Perhaps a good reason to update your iPhone once the new iOS 13 software update arrives. Apple announced a new feature that that should make it more difficult for spammers to reach you. Activate 'Silence unknown callers' and when a spammer calls your phone, Siri will automatically route them to...
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Unexpected Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen Online

You work hard to keep your personal information out of the hands of scammers. From intricate passwords to updating your security software. But there may be some online activity that seems harmless but could be just enough for a hacker to steal your identity. One of the biggest mistake involves...
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Don't Fall For The Twitter Birthday Prank!

There's a rumor floating around the Internet that says if you change your Twitter profile to a birthdate of 2007, which is the year Twitter launched, you’ll be able to unlock a new color scheme, get admin privileges on the platform, get cash, or even get yourself a coveted blue verified check mark...
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Latest Banking Scam Is Pretty Convincing If You're Not Paying Attention

Scammers are relentless and are finding even more cunning ways to get their hands on your information. The latest one of the more convincing ones yet and it involves a combination of fake texts and cardless ATMs to steal thousands of dollars. The newest trend among that banks are offering to...
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SCAM: Dog Pretends To Be Stray As Fast Food Customers Buy Her Burgers

Dogs are masters of begging for food, but Princess has made national news for successfully being fed at an Oklahoma City McDonald's as she acts like a hungry stray dog. However Princess does have a home and owner Betsy Reyes has taken to publically shaming her pooch for routinely hopping the fence...
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Don't Fall For The Latest Facebook Forwarding Scam

The latest Facebook scam is pretty convincing, which is why a lot of people are doing it. It starts with a message from someone you know in messenger that somewhat reads, "I actually got another friend request from you yesterday, which I ignored so you may want to check your account. Hold your...
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Robo Calls Are About To Get Even Worse

Think you're getting a lot of scam calls now, just wait! Data released from a call protection company, First Orion, analyzed nearly 50 billion phone calls over the past 18 months and found spam calls have increased from 3.7% of total calls in 2017 to 29.2% in 2018 and predicts that number will hit...
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Summer Scams To Avoid

Summer may be the season to relax thieves are in full swing is attempting to rip you off. So here are some very common summertime scams you can avoid because we're going to point them out! While we are always looking for a bargain, especially when planning a vacation, beware of the vacation rental...
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Wi-Fi Scam Targeting Vacationers

As we get closer to spring and summer there is a new warning when connecting your mobile devices to a hotel or resort Wi-Fi network. Scammers are playing on our haste to hook up to Wi-Fi and are creating bogus networks with similar names of the hotels and resorts visitors check in to every day and...
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