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Online casinos are now accessible from laptops, tablets, and smartphones, making it easy to keep playing at any time, from any location in the world. However, there are also tons of scams that come along. Here is how to figure out the fakes: read more


Beware of a new email scam that is going around this week. Your inbox shows you a list of undeliverable emails that you've apparently received. Here is how the scam looks like, so you can avoid it. read more


There is a new scam going around these days, targeting people using the Google Calendar feature on their smartphone. The scheme is a fake invite that makes victims believe is real so they can provide personal information and other sensitive data. read more


By searching for information on the Internet, sending emails, visiting websites, online shopping, and social networking, you leave traces through which criminals may easily break into your user's confidential data. How do you keep it as safe as possi read more


While the Internet of Things (IoT) offers many benefits, it also comes with a few caveats, one of which is the threat of data breaches. The Internet of Things: Definition and examples of dangerous side effects. Here is a must-read article. read more


There is a brand new and scary scam going around this week on social media. It preys on people who complain on social media, especially on Twitter. If you are one of them, you better pay attention to this article. read more


Here are some easy computer security tips you should consider in order to avoid surprises: new VPN, creative passwords, strong antivirus and updating software. Details about every single of them in this article. read more


Modern technology has made our lives more meaningful and sophisticated, but also more dangerous. Here are 20 easy tips on how to avoid Internet scams. read more


The real Cold War 2.0 seems to involve China, key U.S. allies such as Australia, and a technology giant known as Huawei. Here is an update on the spying situation. read more


If you are the owner of a website hosted by GoDaddy, watch out for the latest scam: the GoDaddy Account Verification Email. Let's take a look. read more


There are a few scams that you need to be aware of. Knowing what they are and what you're looking for is key to avoiding them entirely. To make things simpler, consider the base of all online scams to fall into one of two categories here: read more


Public networks are not very secure so Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) were introduced to fix the problem. However, not all VPN companies are what they say they are. Some claim to be 100% secure yet still log and track user data behind your back. read more


Most people who create a YouTube channel work hard at producing great content in hopes in getting many views and engagement. However, many don't know how to get subscribers on YouTube and properly measure the rate of success. read more


Smart entrepreneurs rely extensively on outsourcing their work these days. However, be careful at these 7 signs that may give away a developer you should not deal with. read more


How safe are we with the fingerprint security option on our smartphones? Not that much anymore. Criminals found a way to make you tap the button and send money to their account in the same time. Read this article to see how that's possible: read more


Even if you are not online, your debit or credit card is electronically processed. When you stop for gas, use an ATM, or eat at a restaurant your information is vulnerable. There are several precautions you can take to keep this from happening. read more


Beware of fake online shopping websites. Whether it's about clothing, gadgets or shoes, you can file an online shopping fraud complaint and add to this fake shopping websites list. See the list of scamming websites here. read more


A new class-action lawsuit against Apple claims that the MacBook keyboards manufactured in the last 2 years are faulty. What's interesting? You could file a complaint and might be able to get some remuneration even if your keyboard works! read more


There is a new Amazon scam going on this week. What's scarier is that it's coming from Amazon Prime, which was supposed to be safer thanks to its 'A to Z Guarantee' feature. Here is how it works: read more


Venmo is a great mobile app that lets you pay someone you for a chore or as a gift. However, beware of the scam taking advantage of a loop in the Venmo system. See how it works here. read more


Do you buy stuff on Amazon? You check out the reviews first, right? You purchase according to them, yes? Well, what if we tell you that for some products tons of reviews you trust are absolute crap? Watch the video in this article. read more


Did you know that's very easy now for ANYONE to call you and make your phone display show any number they want? Here is an app that lets you change the number, your voice, and the background noise! Scary. read more


Criminals are getting into your bank account these days by stealing your phone number through the Port Out Scam. If you're looking at how to switch phone carriers and keep your phone number - beware! read more


Wonder how to get music on Spotify for free? Beware of the newest scam going around: How To Get Free Spotify Premium Account for iPhone aka Spotify Premium Free Trial. read more


There is a new way you can accidentally install malware on your computer today. It is called Rubber Ducky Attack and is more serious than it sounds. Watch the video in this article to see the compromised USB stick: read more


Scammers are hitting again, this time around through your mobile phone - so beware. How does the SIM Splitting work? Read this article and educate yourself. read more


Your Amazon Echo speaker could be at risk. Smart home gadgets featuring microphones programmed to listen for everything you say may be turned into devices that could also spy on everything you say. read more


Beware of a new scam going around this week referencing millions of Yahoo email accounts that have been hacked. Fake features on CNN and FOX News. See how it works here and what can happen if you fall for this fraudulent move. read more


Equifax Data Breach Fraud: Use identity theft protection this week while a new scam known as the Equifax Fraud Alert Number is making its rounds. 145 million people were affected so you may be one of them. How it works and how to block robocalls here read more


Many scam artists have jumped on the cryptocurrency train to unleash all kinds of scam cryptocurrencies on unsuspecting investors who think they are buying the next Bitcoin at a discount. read more


The new iPhone 8 and iPhone X phones are the subject of many fraudulent activities already. Having amazing features such as face recognition or wireless charging the two Apple products are offered arguably for free. See how the scam works here. read more


You likely purchased something on Amazon.com, Amazon Prime or Amazon Prime Day over the last few months. If you did, you could soon become a victim of this elaborate scam. How does it work? Read here. read more


There are more and more scams involving the Google branding. Most of them come via emails and are extremely dangerous as they could compromise your computer if you don't have the proper anti-virus software. Here is how the scam works: read more


If you're trying to sell an item on Craigslist today, it's just a matter of minutes until someone approaches you with a question and an offer. Here is the scam, exposed: read more


There are many fraudulent emails going around these days, sent consistently by criminals. The latest scam is the Your Receipt From Apple aka LINE Coin App scheme or Clash Royale. read more


A scary scam going around this week is the eBay Confirmation Email aka eBay Order scheme. As more and more people purchase items online day after day, scammers find ways to victimize consumers all over the world. read more


The latest scam going around this week is the PayPal Transaction Email aka PayPal Smart Watch Purchase scheme. Read this article and watch the video to educate yourself on avoiding the crooks! read more


Beware of the latest online scam using the Amazon brand, offering you a shopping credit of $75 cash, which could be used towards your next purchase. Watch the video in this article to see how the scam works. read more


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


Did you ever open a new window on the Internet only to see it's not your default homepage anymore, but a weird looking search engine? It's called Browser Hijacking, exposed here. Here's how to remove it. read more


Whatsapp scams alert! Whether is about a new feature update, Whatsapp Gold version download, an incoming voicemail or investing in Whatsapp stocks, beware of these five fraudulent practices. Let's take a look, with a couple of explanatory videos. 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


Beware of the Black Friday deals happening this year if you're looking for the best offers and promotions. Whether you need laptops, phones, tablets or gift cards, Black Friday could be a double-edged sword. read more


Using Skype much? Watch out for the latest scams, coming to you though phone calls you have on Skype! 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


If you have your own website and own a domain name, you may become a victim of a new scam related to this topic, the Domain Name Competition Scam aka Fake Domain Registrar. How does the scam work? read more


Buying tickets for the Rugby World Cup 2019 competition hosted by Japan seems to be a nightmare, not only by trying to avoid the scammers but also using the official system where you should purchase the tix. read more


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