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Fake Verizon Text Messages: How to Avoid a Scam
17 May 2022 |

Fake Verizon Text Messages: How to Avoid a Scam

Verizon may send you text messages from time to time with account updates or data usage alerts, but beware—most of these aren't really from Verizon but scammers.

Don't Fall for a Fake T-Mobile Text Message
16 May 2022 |

Don't Fall for a Fake T-Mobile Text Message

T-Mobile customers are receiving scam texts designed to steal personal data. Here are the most common versions to watch out for.

AT&T Spam Text: How to Identify and Avoid Scam Texts
13 May 2022 |

AT&T Spam Text: How to Identify and Avoid Scam Texts

AT&T customers who have received spam text messages need to be careful not to click the link included. Find out how to identify scams and how to block spam texts.

The "Little Gift" is a Lie! Protect Yourself From Verizon, T-Mobile, & AT&T Text Scams
13 April 2022 |

The "Little Gift" is a Lie! Protect Yourself From Verizon, T-Mobile, & AT&T Text Scams

If you receive a text message from your cell phone provider containing a link to a "little gift," don't click on it—it's a scam!

SIM Swap Scams: How to Stop Your Phone From Being Hijacked
13 December 2021 |

SIM Swap Scams: How to Stop Your Phone From Being Hijacked

Losing your cell phone isn't the only way your information and data can be stolen—scammers can steal your phone number and info without you even realizing it.

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Honor Society Foundation Scam: Protect Yourself From Imposters
22 January 2023 |

Honor Society Foundation Scam: Protect Yourself From Imposters

You may think you're being invited to an honor society, but you could be the target of a nationwide scam aimed at students.

Slack Verification Email Looks Legitimate, But It Isn’t
5 January 2023 |

Slack Verification Email Looks Legitimate, But It Isn’t

Scammers are targeting workplaces by impersonating Slack and sending persuasive emails to trick you into giving up your login credentials.

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 Relating to Phone and Internet Services

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How to Secure Your Android Phone Against Hackers
1 December 2022 |

How to Secure Your Android Phone Against Hackers

Understand the Basics of Android Phone Security

How to Get Water Out of Your Phone's Charging Port Safely

How to Get Water Out of Your Phone's Charging Port Safely

Oops! If water has gotten into your charging port, use these four methods to dry out your port and prevent your phone from water damage.

Red Pocket is Not a Scam! Customer Claims Debunked
13 October 2021 |

Red Pocket is Not a Scam! Customer Claims Debunked

Red Pocket, like many services, has its share of negative reviews from unhappy customers—we take a closer look at some of these claims.

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Want a Bigger Tax Refund? We've Got You Covered
23 January 2023 |

Want a Bigger Tax Refund? We've Got You Covered

Americans may see a lower tax refund this year, but we've got a few tips and tricks to get the most out of your 2022 tax return.

New Apple Pay Text Scam Claims Account Has Been Suspended

New Apple Pay Text Scam Claims Account Has Been Suspended

Multiple text message scams are circulating around the world which claim that your Apple Pay has been suspended. We provide multiple examples of this scam and how to avoid this Apple Pay scam.

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N.J. Man Pleads Guilty to SIM Swapping Conspiracy Stealing Over $500k From Victims
5 October 2021 |

N.J. Man Pleads Guilty to SIM Swapping Conspiracy Stealing Over $500k From Victims

This case shows just why you need to be aware of SIM swapping and how to protect your cell phone number from criminals like this.

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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.