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.


GameOver Zeus Malware

How the scam works: (with video) GameOver Zeus is bank-credential stealing malware that works in tandem with Cryptolocker to extort money from victims around the world. This modified Trojan bug is transferred through email, through official-looking emails that trick you into clicking links that will infect your computer. GOZeus goes through all of your documents […]

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Tyupkin ATM Malware

How the scam works: (with video) Tyupkin is a virus that allows criminals to withdraw money—up to 40 banknotes—from an ATM. The malware is very difficult to access. It is installed on-location, via a bootable CD. When the scammer enters the correct password, a screen pops up telling them how much money is on each […]

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Online Poker Scams

How the Online Poker Scams Work: Online poker has become such a popular game that scammers are enjoying a smooth ride when it comes to cashing out on your behalf. There are 5 variations: The Cash Out, Deposit, Poker Affiliate, Poker Room Employee, and Anonymous. Feel free to report in the Comments section any fraudulent names […]

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Buying Tablets Scam

How the scams work: (with video below) Tablets have gained a tremendous popularity in the past few years. Having a perfect size, between a mobile phone and a laptop, tablets are now 'the thing' to own. Let's say you're looking to buy an iPad Air, but want a good deal. That's when you go online. […]

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Rugby World Cup 2019 Tickets

Rugby World Cup 2019 Tickets Scam The police recently released an alert for rugby fans about the fraudulent sales of seat tickets for upcoming Rugby World Cup 2019, competition hosted by Japan between Sep 20 – Nov 2, 2019. The law enforcement agency said it has uncovered proof that seat tickets for the occasion are […]

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Flashlight Spying Mobile App

Spying App Scam: How It Works (video below) According to a press release sent out recently, SnoopWall – the world's first counterveillance security software company – has issued a consumer protection advisory that consumers should delete their flashlight apps immediately. SnoopWall's cybersecurity experts confirmed that "all flashlight app users are being spied on and warn that flashlight apps […]

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iPhone 6 Scams

iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 Scams: How They Work (with video below) There are new iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 scams still making rounds this month. The most prevalent is a new twist in the Bait and Switch scheme. How does it work? Watch the video below to see in action the Bait and […]

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uShip Impersonator Scam

uShip Scam: How It Works uShip is a great company that helps people all over the world with their shipping needs. The service saves buyers and sellers time and money by connecting them quickly to thousands of customer-rated transport companies, that could move anything from cars and cranes to furniture and horses. People who are […]

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uShip: The Trustworthy Leader When It Comes To Shipping Your Items

Connecting Carriers with Consumers and Businesses uShip is bringing greater automation, transparency and efficiency to freight transportation by moving it entirely online and mobile. Primarily serving the commercial freight, vehicles, and household goods markets, the uShip shipping exchange seamlessly connects customers – from freight brokers to business shippers and consumers – with feedback-rated transportation service […]

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Items Sold Online Scam

How the scam works: You want to get rid of a big personal item, such as a couch, fridge, oven, boat, car or bike. You post it for sale online, on Gumtree, Kijiji or Craigslist and apparently you have some luck. Within minutes, you receive a text message or email similar to the one below: […]

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World Cup Visa for Brazil

How the scam works: Many people from US and Canada are going to the World Cup of soccer in Brazil this summer and need to fill out applications to get a Brazil visa. As a US/Canadian citizen, you are required to have one. Because the process is not that simple, criminals on the internet create […]

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App Developer Password Scam

How the scam works: There are many app developers out there and this scam relates directly to their livelihood, so if you aren’t an app developer but you know one, please pass this information along to them. App developers are receiving emails from the Apple website for developers, giving the recipient a heads up on […]

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Google Drive Fake Replica

How the scam works: Many of us use Google Drive every day to share documents with work colleagues. The user-friendly interface and file sharing capabilities make it a no-brainer program to make a vast portion of our workday operate in a more streamlined fashion. But just as with any online program, there are scam artists […]

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Domain Name Ending in .us

How the scam works: It seems that everyone has a website today, be it for their businesses or personal use. And of course, as is the case with any form of electronic communication, scammers have rapidly set up shop to try and bilk hard-working individuals out of their e-commerce revenue. The domain name scam involves […]

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