Phishing & Scams

  • How to Spot Internet Crooks and Con Artists

    Not falling victim to the latest scam requires a bit of common sense mixed with the knowledge of what to look for. Here you find useful tips and tricks to stay safe online.
    By Finn Orfano September 23, 2011 

  • Preventing Spam at Home or Work

    The senders of spam have not stopped in distracting computer users at work or at home. Spammers continue to send bulk loads of unsolicited e-mail to distribute malware or just be annoying. Learn how to stop spam using this spam reduction guide.
    By Donna Buenaventura September 18, 2011 

  • A Complete Guide to Stop Phishing

    How are fraudsters able to convince Internet users to revealing personal information? Is there a way to prevent these attacks? This article will guide you on how to avoid phishing attempts.
    By Donna Buenaventura September 18, 2011 

  • Image Gallery - Identifying Phishing Attempts

    Phishers have traditionally targeted financial sites, but they recently shifted to social networks. Check out these fraudulent emails and websites so you can easily spot them the next time you browse the Internet or download e-mail messages.
    By Donna Buenaventura September 15, 2011 

  • Phishing Advice for Non-Techies

    Phishing is something you have likely heard of, but are you aware of the dangers it poses to your identity and financial safety? Not being armed with the right information puts a target on your virtual head and makes you vulnerable to hungry predators...
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen August 28, 2011 

  • Watch Out for Ebay Escrow Scams

    The first rule of shopping online is "be safe". The second rule is "trust no one," and this is where most of us get caught. Make sure you don't get conned by the promise of riches, dressed up in a secure postal service and fake escrow...
    By Christian Cawley August 12, 2011 

  • Guide to Phishing: Internet Scams and Emails

    Worried about the pernicious practice known as phishing? Or perhaps you just want to know exactly what it is. Find out in this article which explains how phishing works, the types of scams involved and how to spot them.
    By Simon Hill August 9, 2011 

  • Crooked Secrets of Cyber Criminals

    A closer look at current examples of cybercrimes shows that the young as well as the aged are the primary targets of online fraud. This becomes glaringly obvious when looking at the top three states (with respect to complaints) and the types of...
    By Sylvia Cochran August 8, 2011 

  • Who's After Your Information - Understanding Phishing Data

    Phishing is a major source of cybercrime and affects many Internet users. This source of identity fraud can be a major pain to correct too. The first step to protecting yourself is educating yourself, so if you want to avoid phishing you should look...
    By Aaron R. August 5, 2011 

  • Recovering Your PayPal Password

    The world of online banking can be quite frustrating. You want to make a very tough password for your account, but it's nice to have one that you can actually remember. When you forget your PayPal password, there are a few options for you to get it...
    By Aaron R. August 5, 2011 
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