Email Scams

Free Ransomware Decryption Tools

Free ransomware decryption tools have helped 2,500 people rescue their data, depriving cyber-crooks of more than $1.48M (€1.35 million) in ransom. The tools — part of the No More Ransom project — were launched three months ago by the Dutch

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Yahoo Hack: Are You Affected?

Yahoo has fallen victim to the world’s biggest data breach and, as a consequence, so has much of the world. The company says that 500 million accounts were exposed in a huge hack that it has said was carried out by

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Prevent Electronic Money Scams

The majority of people work hard for their money, and believe it or not fraudsters are also busy creating new ways of tricking the unsuspecting banking public into divulging critical financial details so that they can eventually steal from them.

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Yahoo Promotion Scam

Most people ignore their spam folders, but if you were one who received a message congratulating you on winning something from “Yahoo, Inc,” with the subject line simply reading “Yahoo Promotion”, then you might have been the latest victim of an online Yahoo Promotion

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Avoid Misleading Car Ads

Shopping for a new or used car can be fun and exciting, but it can also be stressful going through all of those ads and special offers, searching for the right vehicle and then come to signing paperwork you end

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Elderly Fraud Protection

The truth is, scams target everyone and there are necessary actions required for elderly fraud protection, before they or anyone is taken as victim of fraud. Scam artists target people of all backgrounds, ages and income levels. It’s not only

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5 Red Flags of a Craigslist Scam

Craigslist started in 1995 as a simple way for founder Craig Newmark to let friends know what was going on in San Francisco. Flashforward to 2016 and that one idea in one city now covers 700 cities in 70 countries and

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5 Scariest Internet Scams

As safe as the internet may seem at times, every day it becomes more frightening for individuals and their personal identities that are at risk from scam artists. As scammers continue to amp up their game, things are getting worse for the FBI

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White-Collar Crime

The term white-collar crime was reportedly coined in 1939, and now the synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. These crimes are characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust and are not dependent on

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Tech Support Operation Tricks Consumers Into Paying Millions for Bogus Services

Reports from FTC and the State of Florida have taken action against defendants who ran an international tech support operation and allegedly misrepresented to consumers that malware or hackers had compromised their computers and that the operation was associated with or

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