A definitive list of the most common scams via telemarketing

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But what are telemarketing scams? That is exactly what we are going to discuss in this guide. Online scams involving criminals taking people for a ride are growing in popularity. Not only that, they are also becoming more and more complex as the months pass by. However, that does not mean that consumers don’t have …

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LinkedIn scams to look out and how to avoid them

Scamming on Linked

Long before we had the internet and email, and the word ‘Scam’ came into use, we weren’t  aware of what it was known then. Certainly going back many years in the UK (as well in many countries around the globe), they were referred to as the ‘wide boys,’ out to rip off anyone, irrespective of …

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Avoid online scams this cyber Monday & black Friday the easy way

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Especially in days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, many people become obsessed with purchasing items online that they have been meaning to all year. In terms of commerce, these are the days when sales appeal to the customers and urge them to act quickly. When there is a bargain, chances are that people will …

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Protecting Elderly from Scams, Malware and Other Online Threats

"Scam Alert" Word on Office Workplace

It is needless to state that the elderly (let it be parents or grandparents) are not that much capable of dealing with technology as the younger people in the world today. This leads to significant problems occurring, as elderly try to cope with the demands of technology and bump into huge walls. As they’re not …

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Tips to Ward Off ICC Cricket World Cup Online Scams

Tips To Ward Off ICC Cricket World Cup Online Scams

Just after you’ve survived the FIFA world Cup scams, Black Friday scams come knocking, and even before the dust settles, here comes the ICC world Cricket online scams. Online Scams are old-age cyber threats that never go away. They take different form and employ varied tactics but the end game is always to warm their …

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US-CERT and FBI warns of Holiday Scams

US-CERT and FBI warns of Holiday Scams

US-CERT and FBI advised users to remain vigilant when browsing and making online sales this holiday. More importantly, the Feds advised internet users to watch out for phishing scams solicit icing for personal information through spoofed websites and emails. The festive season is finally here, Black Friday is knocking and cyber Monday will be dangling …

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