Phishing & Scams

  • Avoiding the Free iTunes Facebook Scam

    As one of the most popular social networking sites, Facebook is quickly becoming a popular target for scams and other threats aimed at getting user information. One of these threats is that of the free iTunes Facebook scam, in which users may be fooled...
    By Regina Woodard July 11, 2011 

  • Avoid Internet Domain Name Confusion and Avoid Phishing

    How people can avoid Internet domain name confusion? What is the effect when a user couldn’t find your domain name? Is it good to use a hyphen or dash in a domain name? We'll cover these issues and more in this article.
    By Donna Buenaventura July 7, 2011 

  • Is It an Internet Scam? Check It out at One of These Free Websites

    Keep abreast of developments in online fraud and Internet scams with one (or all) of these free to use websites
    By Christian Cawley July 7, 2011 


  • Where Paypal Fails at Security

    I personally like the PayPal service, but it certainly could use a few updates. While they are often blamed for things that are just collateral damage, their security software and dispute resolution seems a bit ill-equipped for this day and age.
    By Aaron R. June 30, 2011 

  • Paypal Scams - Travel and International Fraud

    PayPal is a good payment processor, but it doesn't really offer much help against most types of travel fraud. If you get caught up in an air tickets scam or any number of apartment scams, then you will be in bad shape in an unfamiliar place. Read...
    By Aaron R. June 29, 2011 

  • Tweet In Safety - Guide To Phishing On Twitter

    Phishing on Twitter is a threat to all users of the popular microblogging service - and it is difficult to recognise immediately.
    By Christian Cawley June 27, 2011 


  • Don't Fall for Digital Pickpockets - PayPal eBay Scams

    The rise of eBay is a key part of the Internet's history. It still acts as a great online marketplace, and any marketplace has its pickpockets and scammers. Knowing how to avoid scams, both as a buyer and seller, is vital to keeping your money where...
    By Aaron R. June 26, 2011 

  • Phishing: A Threat To Mac Users

    Even Mac OS X's built-in security measures is not enough to stop today's phishing attacks. This goes to show that any computer user can be caught by such a common threat. On the bright side, there is hope for Macintosh users as addressed in the...
    By Daniel Brecht June 17, 2011 

  • Preventing Phishing YouTube Attacks

    Popular online services, like YouTube, are often the target of online attacks. Cybercriminals want to direct as many victims as possible to their malicious website, either to earn money or steal their identity. Find out how to protect your identity...
    By Donna Buenaventura June 9, 2011 

  • The Painful World of Phishing and Identity Theft: What Can You Do About It?

    Identity theft is a serious issue affecting an estimated 9 million Americans every year. Phishing is a major tool used to perform identity theft on unsuspecting victims. Get a better understanding of what identity theft is, how phishing techniques are...
    By Robert Faustus June 8, 2011 
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