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 »
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:
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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 »
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 »