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How to Protect Yourself from 6 Common Apple Pay Scams
10 March 2022 |

How to Protect Yourself from 6 Common Apple Pay Scams

Apple Pay may be a convenient way to send money, but it's also become a favorite among scammers looking to make a quick buck at your expense.

Apple Support Scam: Beware of Callers Impersonating Apple
13 December 2021 |

Apple Support Scam: Beware of Callers Impersonating Apple

If you receive a phone call from Apple Support, it could be a scammer attempting to steal your information and access your accounts.

Beware of Fake Apple Phishing Emails: Don't Click Any Links
8 December 2021 |

Beware of Fake Apple Phishing Emails: Don't Click Any Links

If you've been notified that your Apple ID has been locked, don't click the link in the email as this could be an attempt to steal your password.

Tinder Code Scam Leads to Monthly Porn Subscriptions
7 October 2021 |

Tinder Code Scam Leads to Monthly Porn Subscriptions

The Tinder safe dating scam tricks users into giving up their credit card info to verify their profiles and leads to auto-enrollment in monthly subscription-based porn sites.

Apple Gift Card Scam: Red Flags of Imposters After Your Money

Apple Gift Card Scam: Red Flags of Imposters After Your Money

Whether it's the IRS, Social Security office, or a relative, be careful with anyone asking for payment via an Apple gift card—it's likely a scam.

How Do You Beat Gift Card Scams? Never Pay Using Gift Cards

How Do You Beat Gift Card Scams? Never Pay Using Gift Cards

Beating this scam is simple—don't pay for anything using gift cards and don't give anyone you don't know or trust your gift card information.

Fake USPS Text Messages Steal Your Amazon Login
6 December 2022 |

Fake USPS Text Messages Steal Your Amazon Login

Beware of fake USPS text messages that claim your address doesn’t match your zip code—it’s a scam to steal your Amazon login credentials.

The Real Cost of Publishers Clearing House Scam Calls

The Real Cost of Publishers Clearing House Scam Calls

Fabulous wealth and life-changing prizes aren't always what's to be expected after receiving a call from PCH—it could just be a scam to steal your information and money.

FedEx Text Scam: Fake Delivery Alerts & Notifications
23 September 2022 |

FedEx Text Scam: Fake Delivery Alerts & Notifications

FedEx is warning customers of a fake text alert going around regarding an issue with a delivery. Learn how to avoid this tricky scam.

Guides To Protect Against Computers & Technology Scams

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McAfee Scam Email Claiming That Your Device is At Risk
23 November 2022 |

McAfee Scam Email Claiming That Your Device is At Risk

Phishing emails from scammers posing as McAfee are attempting to steal your private information such as credit card details, account logins, social security number, date of birth and more.

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Identity Theft: The Best Identity Theft Protection Services
17 October 2022 |

Identity Theft: The Best Identity Theft Protection Services

Over 1.4 million Americans reported being victims of identity theft in 2021. With the rapid rise of identity theft, it is now more likely that you will become a victim of identity theft than to have your car stolen.

Secure Your Mac: A Step by Step Guide to Avoid Getting Hacked
17 October 2022 |

Secure Your Mac: A Step by Step Guide to Avoid Getting Hacked

As Macs become more popular, they are increasingly becoming targets for malware and other security threats. There are some simple precautions you can take.

Real or Fake Apple Watch? 8 Ways to Tell the Difference
20 June 2022 |

Real or Fake Apple Watch? 8 Ways to Tell the Difference

Although a lot of work has been done to remove counterfeit Apple products from shelves and online stores, fake Apple watches are still easy to come by.

Real vs. Fake Apple Power Adapters: 4 Signs of a Replica
28 April 2022 |

Real vs. Fake Apple Power Adapters: 4 Signs of a Replica

Apple power adapters might be more expensive than other brands you can buy, but buying the real deal can protect both your own safety and your Apple computer.

News About Computers & Technology Scams

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Apple Fights Back Against Counterfeiters on Social Media
18 August 2021 |

Apple Fights Back Against Counterfeiters on Social Media

Apple creates a team for the sole purpose of removing fake products from social media sites.

Banks May Refund More Zelle Scam Victims in 2023

Banks May Refund More Zelle Scam Victims in 2023

Zelle scams have reached a serious volume. New reports suggest that banks are looking at new refund protections for customers in 2023.

Optus Data Breach - One of the Worst Cyberattacks in Australia
10 October 2022 |

Optus Data Breach - One of the Worst Cyberattacks in Australia

Hackers have gained access to 9.8 million customer records from Optus in Australia, exposing personal information such as driver licence, medicare and passport details.

Roe vs. Wade Overturned: Abortion Rights in Your State

Roe vs. Wade Overturned: Abortion Rights in Your State

Find out what the overturning of Roe vs. Wade means for abortion rights in your state.

Searches for "COVID Vaccine 5G" Hit All-Time High, But Microchips Definitely Not in Vaccine
2 February 2022 |

Searches for "COVID Vaccine 5G" Hit All-Time High, But Microchips Definitely Not in Vaccine

The number of people searching for the term "COVID vaccine 5G" on Google has just hit an all-time high, but there's one way to be sure that there are no microchips.