Dangers of Paypal Scams: How To Protect Yourself from Paypal Email Scams

Paypal Scam can steal your payment data and use your accounts for evil purpose

PayPal has a reputation for being a safe and easy way to send and receive money. But no payment system is completely immune to fraud. Read on to learn more about PayPal scam, how to avoid them, and how to protect all of your online accounts from scammers. What is a PayPal scam? PayPal scammers… Continue reading Dangers of Paypal Scams: How To Protect Yourself from Paypal Email Scams

7 Top Facebook Marketplace Scams to Watch Out For in 2022

Facebook Marketplace contains a lot of scam offers you should be aware of.

Facebook Marketplace allows users to buy and sell just about anything. Just like Craigslist and newspapers, it replaced other ways of advertising for items for sale. Buyers can find a used bike, furniture, car, or vintage clothing from sellers on the Marketplace. And renters don’t have to search every apartment in their neighborhood — they… Continue reading 7 Top Facebook Marketplace Scams to Watch Out For in 2022

USPS Scam Text 2022: “Your Package Could Not Be Delivered”, Smishing Scam

Crooks started using USPS name as a disguise for their fraudulent messages

To phish, attackers use a text message that forces targeted individuals to take a specific action. This can include downloading malicious programs to the recipient’s phone or disclosing private information. A form of phishing called smishing involves this link in an enticing text message. Most people don’t realize the risks of clicking links in text… Continue reading USPS Scam Text 2022: “Your Package Could Not Be Delivered”, Smishing Scam

Common Cryptocurrency Scams and Frauds: How to Avoid

Fraudsters never cease to amaze with their ingenuity. Cryptocurrency scams can take many forms. They even go so far as to enter into fake relationships through dating apps.

Fraudsters do not stand still and are always looking for new ways to steal money. Unfortunately, the massive growth of cryptocurrency in recent years has created the perfect ground for it. According to Chainalysis, cryptocurrency crime in 2021 was a record year, with fraudsters stealing $14 billion worth of cryptocurrency this year alone. So if… Continue reading Common Cryptocurrency Scams and Frauds: How to Avoid

Signs of Identity Theft: How to Prevent It?

Identity theft (ID) occurs when someone steals your personal information to commit fraud.

Identity theft is a rather unpleasant crime. Cybercriminals can not only empty your wallet but also stalk your digital space and may even use it to commit crimes on your behalf. Since criminals invent new tricks daily, keeping yourself safe is pretty hard. So we’ve set together some essential tips to help prevent identity theft… Continue reading Signs of Identity Theft: How to Prevent It?

What to Do if A Scammer Has Your Email Address?

Today, scammers can easily get your email address thanks to data breaches, which occur when criminals hack into company databases and leak billions of emails, names, and Social Security numbers online.

Scammers usually hack into email accounts to send fake messages from a trusted address, making recipients fall for their tricks. For example, to get them to send money, transmit personal information, or click a link that installs malware, spyware, or a virus on your device. Email hacking can also put your co-workers, friends, and family… Continue reading What to Do if A Scammer Has Your Email Address?

6 Steps and Tips Avoid Online Shopping Scams

Online shopping may be not as safe as you used to think.

Online sales are rising yearly, surpassing $870 billion in 2021, a 50% increase from 2019. Due to the pandemic, many companies and organizations have moved to the digital platform. Unfortunately, due to this fact, online fraud is growing at the same rate. This article is about dealing with shopping scams and protecting yourself and your… Continue reading 6 Steps and Tips Avoid Online Shopping Scams

A Former Amazon Employee Charged for Digital Fraud. Sentencing in September

Paige Thompson Faces up to 20 Years for Wire Fraud Paige Thompson, 36, a resident of Seattle, who worked as an engineer in Amazon Web Services, has been charged with seven felonies. She has been found guilty of five cases of unauthorized access to protected systems, damaging a protected computer, and wire fraud. For fraud… Continue reading A Former Amazon Employee Charged for Digital Fraud. Sentencing in September