Tax season has already begun, and so did tax season scams. The IRS annually lists its top tax scams to help taxpayers protect themselves. Most tax season scams involve identity theft, but there could be a lot of other consequences. Awareness of these schemes can help consumers protect themselves, and we will go into more… Continue reading Tax Season Scams On The Rise, Beware!
As TikTok evolves into a digital marketplace, its shopping feature presents a new terrain ripe with opportunities. However, this shift includes certain risks, particularly for the youthful demographic, who are Tiktok’s target audience and are not always well-informed about fraud on trading platforms. Let’s find out what shopping scams in TikTok and what you need… Continue reading TikTok Shopping Scams On The Rise: Tips to Avoid
Facebook is probably the most widely used social media globally. Unfortunately, it has also become a hub for scammers to target unsuspecting users. Among them, fake job scams appear to be on an uptrend. What they are, and how to avoid them – I am going to cover those questions in this post. What is… Continue reading What are Facebook Job Scams and How to Avoid Them?
Fraudsters are seen to exploit a feature of Twitter publications, misleading users and endangering digital assets. This deceptive strategy hinges on Twitter’s URL structure, which allows hackers to lure folks into various scams. Primarily, such campaigns are used to promote various cryptocurrency scams. Vulnerability in Twitter In-Post Links The exploit involves altering the account name… Continue reading Cryptocurrency Scams on Twitter Exploit Post Features
Catfishing appears to be the new-old approach in online phishing. While having less direct threat to the user, it may sometimes create even bigger problems, and inflict emotional damage. But how does it work? And what catfishing is, after all? Let’s find out. What is Catfishing? In brief, catfishing is the creation of a false… Continue reading What is Catfishing? Explanation & Ways to Avoid
Another fraudulent scheme related to the sale of seafood has appeared on Facebook. Fraudsters promise lobster at an excellent price, but the result is little pleasant for the buyer. What is the Top Maine Lobster Scam? Top Maine Lobster scam is a new fraud scheme that targets seafood enthusiasts’ fondness, specifically Maine lobsters, as it… Continue reading Top Maine Lobster Scam on Facebook
2023 Halloween, similarly to other holidays and events of this year, will likely become a topic of a huge number of shopping scams. Con actors create websites that offer purchasing various thematic goods at low prices, while in fact they simply take your money and vanish. What are online shopping scams? Online shopping scams are… Continue reading Halloween Shopping Scams — Ways to Detect & Avoid
Amazon and Microsoft are partnering with CBI to crack down on multiple tech support call centers scams across India. These call centers target customers of Amazon and Microsoft, two of the largest companies in the tech industry, and have defrauded more than 2,000 Amazon and Microsoft customers, mainly in the US. Fake Amazon and Microsoft… Continue reading Fake Amazon and Microsoft Tech Support call centers busted
Recently, TikTok has been inundated with a flood of cryptocurrency giveaway scam videos spread across the platform. Mostly, these scams are masquerading as topics related to Elon Musk, Tesla, or SpaceX. The potential for quick and easy cryptocurrency makes these a constant and disturbing threat. TikTok flooded by “Elon Musk cryptocurrency giveaway” scams. Today, the… Continue reading TikTok Flooded By Elon Musk Cryptocurrency Giveaway Scams
Recent events around the Wilko retail chain are sad for its customers, but may also expose folks to financial dangers. Scammers use the news about shops and stock liquidation due to financial issues as a basis for a huge amount of shopping scams. Let’s find out how they work, what are their dangers, and how… Continue reading Wilko Stock Liquidation Scams – Fake Shopping Sites