Beware of a new scam involving your Netflix membership, whether you are logging in, signing up, or wanting to cancel your account. read more
Scammers are targeting Gmail now more than ever, sending you emails from all kinds of accounts. One of the most common attacks is phishing. read more
Did you just get an email informing you that your Apple ID was used to sign into iCloud via a web browser? Watch out for the latest scam using Apple's name! read more
In the PayPal Alert Scam, you receive an email claiming to be from PayPal, with the title subject: "PayPal Alert". You are informed that you just sent a payment to a company. read more
If you own a website, you are invited to pay attention to the Domain Name Renewal Name scam going around these days. There are two versions of it. Watch the video in this article. read more
Are you considering diving into ethical hacking or simply looking at how to become a hacker? Watch out for this scam happening these days, as everyone wants to find out many of the Internet's darkest secrets. read more
Police comes across and confiscates various goods regularly, such as items that were stolen, bought with drug money, etc. Every so often they organize an auction where they sell these items, but beware of the Online Police Auction scam! read more
Beware of the Exclusive Items Scams happening on online auction websites, especially if you you've become a junkie for Craigslist, Kijiji, Gumtree or eBay. read more
Does your phone battery die fast? Well, scammers found a way to take advantage of that, too. The Juice Jacking scam can happen when you plug your USB charger into a public charging station. Watch the video here. read more
If you wonder "Why is my computer so slow?" and even a notification saying that shows up on your screen, you may be close to become a victim of the Computer Running Slow aka How To Fix A Slow Computer scam. Watch video here. read more
Did you just receive a notification on your computer screen that says: "Your IP address was selected to participate in an anonymous survey about your experiences with your Internet service provider"? read more
QR codes (Quick Response Codes) are scannable barcodes that direct smartphone users to certain websites or other downloadable content. Unfortunately, criminals are taking advantage of the situation and get victims to access the wrong page. read more
This one is the scariest scam of this year. Imagine this: while you're using your computer, tablet or mobile, the screen freezes. Watch the video in this article to see in action the scary Ransomware Computer Hostage scam exposed. read more
Have you heard of the WhatsApp Gold version? In the latest scam, WhatsApp users are reporting receiving a message encouraging them to switch to a premium version of the app named WhatsApp Gold, initially made for celebrities. read more
Similar to the Bank Account Upgrade scam, this comes as an e-mail requesting you to update your Western Union account. Watch the video in this article to see the scam exposed. read more
Beware of two new scams created around the loopholes in the PayPal and Amazon policies. These shipment scams are pulled using changed addresses and removed feedback. Watch video here. read more
If you are from Miami, Nashville, Edmonton, Calgary, Pittsburgh, Orlando, or Minneapolis and hoping for Justin Bieber tickets for sale, you better pay attention to this article, so you don't waste your money and energy for nothing. read more
Here are five scary Pokemon Go scams exposed with a video here. As Pokemon Go has become one of the most downloaded game apps in history of gaming, scammers are banking on people’s naivety and are making thousands of victims in the community. read more
In the Avoid Restriction on Google Scam, you receive an email claiming to be from Google, with the title subject: "Hacker Restriction Illegal Activity". You are informed that your account would be temporary disabled, due to some reported abuse. read more
If you are an Apple user you might receive a message on your iPhone informing you that your iCloud ID has been deactivated. Read how the scam works here. read more
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Week February 13-19, 2017
Scam Detector Gives Back To The Community
Scam Detector recently partnered with Travel by Dart, an inspirational web-series where two friends blindfoldedly throw a dart at the world map and travel wherever it lands, with the purpose of helping the land or the people. Click HERE or on the image below to watch the trailer of the series!