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This dangerous new virus will rob your bank account

The way that cybercriminals distribute malware is ever changing, but some things have stayed the same—such as text message scams and phishing emails. The thing is, many people are now getting wise to these attacks, so cybercriminals are having to come up with new, ingenious scams that will fool us into clicking. These newer scams […]

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What you need to know about distributed guessing attacks

Do you frequently use your Visa credit or debit card for payments when visiting e-commerce stores? You may have to think twice the next time you make transactions through these sites. Researchers at the Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom have recently discovered a new form of attack used by hackers to hack […]

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Don’t Jump into these Cyber-Scams with Both Feet

Black Friday and Cyber Monday create a frenzy of shopping, and people are markedly less careful with how they spend their money in the push to get the best deals. Online scammers take advantage of unwary shoppers during this popular shopping weekend with phishing scams, malware, and Clickbait. Protect yourself and your accounts by being […]

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Online fraud: The essential guide to protecting yourself

Yes, it’s possible: preventing fraudsters from getting to you via online trickery and other stealthy actions. Yes, it’s possible to be thinking one step ahead of cybercriminals. There are simple precautions you can take to help avoid online fraud from happening to you. Here are some essential tips you should follow. Emails Let’s begin with […]

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How to Recognize Online Risks

Would you give up your bank account and credit card numbers to a stranger on the street after he approaches and asks for them? Of course not. But that’s essentially what people do when they’re tricked by online crooksters into revealing sensitive personal information, including their Social Security numbers. One of the most common ways […]

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The Complete Guide to Removing Yourself From Scammer Contact Lists

Scammers are often clever people who stay one step ahead of the game to make a profit on swindling people. You only need to run a brief Internet search for the phrase “scam horror stories,” and it becomes clear that scammers know how to pique people’s interest and get them to respond by using the promise […]

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