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uShip is a great company that helps people all over the world with their shipping needs. However, if you are just about to ship your item, be very careful. Online fraudsters often use repetitive tactics like these ones: read more


If you're trying to sell your laptop these days, watch out for the Sell My Laptop For Cash or Cheap Laptops For Sale scam. With video below. read more


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Sudoku is the fun puzzle game involving completing grids of numbers which, when completed, each line has only the numbers one thr read more


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Many of us use Google Drive every day to share documents with work colleagues. The user-friendly interface and file sharing capab read more


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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 fo read more


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There are many app developers out there and this scam relates directly to their livelihood, so if you aren’t an app developer b read more


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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 Gum read more


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Google Glass is a perfect example of the next wave in computer technology. Currently in the beta testing phase, Wikipedia describ read more


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You might receive an email that seem to be coming from iTunes. The name and email address used are: 2014 iTunes Store and support read more


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You log on to Facebook and see something liked by your friend: PlayStation 4 is giving away 200 games for free because they were read more


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(with video) GameOver Zeus is bank-credential stealing malware that works in tandem with Cryptolocker to extort money from victim read more


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(with video) Tyupkin is a virus that allows criminals to withdraw money—up to 40 banknotes—from an ATM. The malware is very d read more


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(with video below) Let's say you just read a Samsung Galaxy S5 review and wanted to take a closer look at it, since it's se read more


Are you a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player? You might become a victim of a big scam perpetrated nowadays by crooks claiming to be other players on the CS servers, looking for teammates. Watch the video in this article. read more


Playing casino games is fun until you get scammed by a fraudulent casino. If you have an account online, here are six tips to help you avoid scams in this industry. read more


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(with video below) Did you just receive an email recommending you to upgrade your browser to Windows 10? Sender's email address m read more


Beware of fake Android phone sales, especially the Samsung Galaxys, whether that's S9, S8, A6, A5 or Note 8. Here are a few different scams when it comes to buying smartphones: read more


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(with videos below) Imagine this: while you're browsing the Internet on your computer, tablet or mobile, the screen freezes and a read more


You probably know that Grand Theft Auto V is an open world, action-adventure video game. Sadly, this popularity has led to scammers coming out of the woodwork, trying to profit off the game. How does the latest scam work? read more


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You are trying to purchase an item on eBay and are getting ready to pay through PayPal. The seller contacts you and tells you he' read more


Amazon has over 300 million active users, meaning all these people log in constantly to purchase goods on the platform. Are you one of them? Beware of the Amazon Login Attempt Scam! read more


Here are 3 Fiverr scams you should avoid today. Fiverr is a great platform for freelancers to offer their services starting at $5, however, just like on many other freelancer platforms, it also has its own bad apples. Lots of them. read more


Beware of the Google First Page Listing Scam, exposed here with a video. Did you receive an automated phone call saying something along the line: "This is Sherry, your Google specialist"? read more


Here are five signs of online casino bonus offers that look like great deals but are actually scams. read more


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In a recent press release, ESET announced that its researchers "have discovered more than 30 fake applications available for down read more


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Piggybacking on the success and the audiences of well-known mobile applications, cyber-criminals create fake apps or websites tha read more


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(with video below) Do you remember the last time you wanted to go to a concert, game, or event that was sold out? How about one t read more


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You love buying on eBay and Craigslist and pride yourself as being the deal-finder out of your circle of friends. One day, you&nb read more


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You are trying to register a new domain name and, along with other add-ons that the registrar might give you in a package, such a read more


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You own a piece of electronics, a car, or some sort of machine – and one day you need to check its manual, which you don’t ha read more


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If you receive an e-mail with a message similar to the one below, claiming to be from your e-mail address provider, ignore i read more


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If you do eBay transactions and one day receive an e-mail containing an offer similar to the one below, delete it right away (the read more


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This is similar to the Online Purchase Arbitrator Scam in the Auto category and is very common on websites like eBay or Craigslis read more


Posting a laptop for sale on eBay, Craigslist, or Kijiji, you sell it to the highest bidder. You two get in contact and he is fine with a traditi read more


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MMORPG stands for Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game. It is a great site where you can find all kinds of games where read more


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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 read more


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This is a very common scam on websites like eBay or Craigslist. Scammers will post a hot item for sale, but set a higher starting read more


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You bought a smartphone (iPhone, Blackberry, or Android) and are excited about it. You were offered a warranty (just in case it&n read more


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The smartphone became such a hot commodity nowadays that almost everybody owns one. Needless to say, this opens a lot of opportun read more


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If you are selling items on Ebay or Craigslist on a regular basis, you might get approached by another seller with a request read more


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There are scammers online who sell products (electronics, games, etc) making you feel like you are getting a great deal. The desc read more


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Fake sport collector cards are probably the most popular fakes on the Internet. Sold for thousands of dollars or even more, they read more


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You are a tech junkie - you just upgraded to a new MacBook Air and are looking to ditch your old laptop online. It's only a read more


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There are specific online auction websites out there that don’t use cash payments for their transactions. You are required firs read more


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(with video below) You've been watching an eBay item for weeks now and just placed your bid shortly before the auction is over. L read more


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The scam comes from experienced players targeting new ones, due to the greed of continuously improving their game. If you ar read more


In the United States, MoneyPaks are reloadable debit cards, sold in stores, used to make same-day payments or add money to prepaid cards or PayPal accounts. Great, convenient tools. However, they have become very popular amongst scammers. read more


Is your client on Craigslist, Kijiji or Oodle an Oceanographer or Marine Engineer overseas? Beware of this scam. read more


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(with video below) Prior to its launch, the new iPhone 5 had two notorious scams that made headlines: the "Test and Kee read more


Beware of the URL Shortener Scam! How does it work? Spammers are abusing URL shortener services to fool people into believing they are sending these types of messages from government servers. read more


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