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Posts Tagged ‘scams’

Are you falling for the latest contest hoax? How it could wreck your phone or PC. Continue reading

Is it dangerous to accept a fake Facebook friend request? We check out the potential fallout. Continue reading

Watch Out For This Insurance Email Scam

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

We’ve got a warning about two new scams that you need to look out for. Continue reading

Text Phishing Scam Targets Credit Card Customers

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

We’ve got a new text scam to watch out for. Continue reading

Ransomware Warning: This Is How They Trick You

Monday, September 12th, 2016

We’ve got a prime example of a ransomware trap. See what to look out for. Continue reading

Spotting A Fake Renewal Notice

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Don’t be fooled by a fake renewal notice. Learn what to look out for. Continue reading

Email Scam: Good Luck Reporting It

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

What happens when you try to report an e-mail scam. Join us as we get the runaround. Continue reading

Is This Tech Support Company Legit?

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

A reader wants to know if a tech support company is legitimate. We look at how to find out. Continue reading

Has My Roommate Been Scammed?

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Sue’s roommate has fallen for the oldest trick in the book. What should he do now? Continue reading

Don’t Fall For This YouTube Scam

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

How free downloads from YouTube could put you at risk. Continue reading

We Need A Do-Not-Scam List

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Is there anyway to keep scammers from bugging you? Continue reading

You Should Warn People About This Scam

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

The one thing you can know for sure is a scam. Continue reading

Can You Spot The Scam Signs?

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Can you spot the scam Facebook post? We go over what to look out for. Continue reading

Beware These Turbo Tax Scams

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Scammers are targeting taxpayers with multiple TurboTax scams. We break down what to look out for. Continue reading

You Should Warn People About This Scam

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

A reader alerts us to an e-mail scam and we tell her how to fight back. Continue reading

People Connect Microsoft Scam

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Another day, another Microsoft phone scam. Learn what to look out for. Continue reading

How Do I Know If It’s True?

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

Where can you look for the truth about Internet posts. We break it down. Continue reading

Backwards Facebook Scam

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Check out a spammer who seems to have gotten things backwards. Continue reading

Facebook Coupon Scam: Don’t Fall For It

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Beware this Facebook coupon scam. How to spot a fake website. Continue reading

Scam Alert: Tips To Avoid Being Catfished

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Don’t be the victim of lies, identify theft, or even worse. Learn how to protect yourself. Continue reading

Grandparent Scammers Still Targeting Seniors

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

The grandparent scam is still targeting seniors and the scammers are finding new ways to squeeze out money. Continue reading

Scammers Target Facebook Comments

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Thieves are sneaking their scams into Facebook comments. Learn what to watch out for. Continue reading

Donna’s got a great strategy for dealing with Windows scammers. Continue reading

3 Scams You Must Look Out For

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Scammers are targeting you. 3 cons you need to watch out for. Continue reading

Government Impostor Scams

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Learn about government impostor scams and how you can avoid getting taken in one! Continue reading

How Do I Protect Against Ransomware?

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Ernie’s been hearing a lot about ransomware and wants to know how it works. We look at how to fight it. Continue reading

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