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Tips to Avoid GoFundMe Scams

Your compassion and kind heart could set your emotions into next charity scam on GoFundMe. If you’ve heard of this site then you’re well aware that families and friends request financial help to those in need, whether it be a

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Evermotion – 435,510 breached accounts

In May 2015, the Polish 3D modelling website known as <a href="https://evermotion.org/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Evermotion</a> suffered a data breach resulting in the exposure of 435k unique user records. The data was sourced from a vBulletin forum and contained email addresses, usernames,

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Programming Forums – 707,432 breached accounts

In approximately late 2015, the programming forum at <a href="http://www.programmingforums.org/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">programmingforums.org</a> suffered a data breach resulting in the exposure of 707k unique user records. The data contained email and IP addresses, usernames and salted MD5 hashes of passwords. The

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Powerbot – 503,501 breached accounts

In approximately September 2014, the RuneScape bot website <a href="https://www.powerbot.org" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Powerbot</a> suffered a data breach resulting in the exposure of over half a million unique user records. The data contained email and IP addresses, usernames and salted MD5 hashes

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XPG – 890,341 breached accounts

In approximately early 2016, the gaming website <a href="http://www.xpgamesaves.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Xpgamesaves</a> (XPG) suffered a data breach resulting in the exposure of 890k unique user records. The data contained email and IP addresses, usernames and salted MD5 hashes of passwords. The

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Police Warn Fake Kidnapping

Law enforcement is warning of a spread of a cruel scam: fake kidnapping. One family encountered this first-hand and explained how it unfolded to CBS News. Larry Lutes got the phone call while he was at work. He said a

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Coachella – 599,802 breached accounts

In February 2017, <a href="https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/mgkzkp/someone-is-selling-coachella-user-accounts-on-the-dark-web" target="_blank" rel="noopener">hundreds of thousands of records from the Coachella music festival were discovered being sold online</a>. Allegedly taken from a combination of the main Coachella website and their vBulletin-based message board, the data included almost

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Home Depot, Menards Face Lawsuits

Home Depot and Menards are being accused of deceiving the buyers of four-by-four boards, the big brother to the ubiquitous two-by-four. The alleged deception: Menards and Home Depot market and sell the hefty lumber as four-by-fours without specifying that the boards actually

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Barclays Latest Fraud Charges

Barclays, has been charged by the British Serious Fraud Office, along with four of the bank’s former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud. The charges on Barclays came after a five-year investigation into the London-based lender’s fund-raising at the height of the

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CenturyLink Alleged Billing Scam

Former CenturyLink Inc. employee claims she was fired for blowing the whistle on the telecommunications company’s high-pressure sales culture that left customers paying millions of dollars for accounts they didn’t request, according to a lawsuit filed this week in Arizona state superior court. CenturyLink

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