How To Stay Safe Online

A full list of tech scams and tips on how to stay safe online, as criminals use various software, viruses and online auctions to get your money. It’s all about data protection, online security, and other tips for staying safe online. This is an educational category with over 60 articles.

As there are constant data breaches, hijacking and all kinds of Internet fraud, rest assured that the materials below will help you with the best prevention measures on how to protect yourself.

 

List of Over 500 Tips on How to Stay Safe Online:

Enjoy the category below with over 60 articles, featuring 500+ tips on how to stay safe online. Feel free to educate yourself and share with others.

 

Online Casino Scams

Online Casinos: How The Scams Work Are you a gambler? There are many reputable online casinos out there, but many are fraudulent. The scams occur every payout time and sometimes during the actual games, with the dealer pulling a fraudulent move (see in the video below). When it comes to the payout time scams, … Online Casino Scams Read More »

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Fix Online Reputation Management Companies

Fix Online Reputation Scam: How It Works Online reputation is critical these days, especially if you have your name mentioned in a questionable blog post. However, be very careful. One of the biggest scams around is the Online Reputation Management scam, questionable companies taking advantage of businesses and individuals. In this article, you'll learn … Fix Online Reputation Management Companies Read More »

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SEO & Website Promotion Scam

How Criminals Trick You When They Promise To Do Your SEO Let's say you have a website, a blog, app, or a small business that needs some exposure online. You've heard about all these SEO tactics, secrets to push your website and products to the top of the search engine, and so on. SEO or Search … SEO & Website Promotion Scam Read More »

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Software Sold Online

How the scam works: If you are buying software or programs from sellers other than the official distributors, chances are you will get either: a virus, key-logger (software which records whatever you are typing on your keyboard), a fake version, or even an auto-calling software. The latter is extremely dangerous if you have your computer … Software Sold Online Read More »

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Sports Arbitrage Betting

Sports Arbitrage Betting Fraud: How It Works The sports arbitrage betting is the new online toy that adrenaline rush lovers and risk takers are playing with these days. However, if you're looking for the best bookmakers for arbitrage as well, be aware of the latest scam, exposed below. Just keep in mind that the … Sports Arbitrage Betting Read More »

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WoW Account Closing

How the scam works: The scam is from experienced players targeting new ones, due to the greed of continuously improving their game. If you are a new player, you might be approached by another one, to trade items. Excited to interact with better players, you will probably do that. After agreeing, the trade window pops … WoW Account Closing Read More »

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Tempted By Exclusive Items For Sale Online? Here Is A New Scam

How the scam works: You've become a junkie for Craigslist, Kijiji and eBay and are always bidding on three different things at a time. Always looking for a great deal, you notice a new service which offers “exclusive items” to certain users. You're told that if you want to have a first look at any … Tempted By Exclusive Items For Sale Online? Here Is A New Scam Read More »

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Auctions: Manual Instead Item

How the scam works: There are scammers online who sell products (electronics, games, etc) making you feel like you are getting a great deal. The description of the item is very well presented, but you should always pay attention to the fine print.  They will get your attention with great pictures, but once you pay … Auctions: Manual Instead Item Read More »

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Auctions: Memorabilia Fakes

How the scam works: Fake sport collector cards are probably the most popular fakes on the Internet. Sold for thousands of dollars or even more, they can be fabricated in any dorm room. Along with them, signed soccer, hockey or football jerseys have raised the total fraud over the years to over 200 million dollars. … Auctions: Memorabilia Fakes Read More »

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Online Auctions: Bidding Points

How the scam works: There are specific online auction websites out there that don’t use cash payments for their transactions. You are required first to buy points and then use the points to bid. Indeed, there are many legitimate ones, but a few others are questionable. The scam occurs at the end of every bid, … Online Auctions: Bidding Points Read More »

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Computer Fixing

How the scam works: This is the most commonly used scam when it comes to computers that need to be fixed at a shop (not via online). Most people are not computer literate and it often happens that their machine or laptop has a minor fault: a wrong setting, unplugged cable, cache not cleared, etc. … Computer Fixing Read More »

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Computer Running Slow

How the scam works: You are working on your computer when a pop-up window appears on your screen saying your computer is infected with malware. The title may be: "Why is my computer so slow?" or "How to fix a slow computer". The ad offers two options: Fix problems or Find viruses. You click on … Computer Running Slow Read More »

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Domain Name Renewal Scam

Domain Name Renewal Scam: How It Works 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: Scenario 1: You receive an invoice in the mail (or email), requiring you to renew your domain as it will "expire … Domain Name Renewal Scam Read More »

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Escrow Services Replaced By Online Purchase Arbitrators

Fake Escrow Service: How It Works You just won an online auction for a sweet item, whether a bike, a laptop, or even a car. The piece isn't cheap, so you're being incredibly cautious about checking out the owner. To prove he's serious and reliable, the seller suggests a "third-party arbitrator" (escrow service, in other … Escrow Services Replaced By Online Purchase Arbitrators Read More »

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