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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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FedEx Text Scam: Fake Delivery Alerts & Notifications
16 May 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.

Navy Federal Scam Text: What to Know to Avoid Identity Theft
13 May 2022 |

Navy Federal Scam Text: What to Know to Avoid Identity Theft

A Navy Federal scam text is going around looking to trick individuals into giving up their personal or account information. Here's what you need to know.

Wells Fargo Text Alert - Is It A Scam?

Wells Fargo Text Alert - Is It A Scam?

Dangerous text message scams are targeting Wells Fargo customers. These text message alerts for Zelle transactions or purchases with retailers are scams.

Capital One Fraud Text Alert Scams: Spotting a Fraud
12 May 2022 |

Capital One Fraud Text Alert Scams: Spotting a Fraud

If you received a suspicious Capital One fraud text alert, it may be a scam. Learn how to spot the fake to protect your identity and funds.

Don't Fall for This U.S. Bank Text Scam Re: Locked Account
12 May 2022 |

Don't Fall for This U.S. Bank Text Scam Re: Locked Account

Get a text regarding your locked banking account? It's likely a U.S. Bank text scam. Here's what you need to know to protect your identity.

PayPal Text Scam: Identify a Fake & Protect Your Money
12 May 2022 |

PayPal Text Scam: Identify a Fake & Protect Your Money

Several versions of fake PayPal text messages are being sent to people worldwide. There are a few easy ways to tell which messages are scams and simple things you can do to protect yourself.

Guides Relating to Phone and Internet Services

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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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2022 Electric Vehicle Tax Credits: Which EVs & Hybrids Qualify?
16 May 2022 |

2022 Electric Vehicle Tax Credits: Which EVs & Hybrids Qualify?

If your new EV qualifies for a government tax rebate, you may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500.

The Military Diet: How Safe Is It for Weight Loss?

The Military Diet: How Safe Is It for Weight Loss?

If you're in a hurry to lose weight, the 3-day military diet promises to be the answer to shedding those unwanted pounds fast. But how safe is it really?

How to Protect Yourself from Fake Bank Text Messages
9 May 2022 |

How to Protect Yourself from Fake Bank Text Messages

Learn how to spot the difference between a genuine and fake bank text and protect yourself from fraud.

News Relating to Phone and Internet Services

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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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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.

Social Media: The New Favorite Amongst Scammers
1 February 2022 |

Social Media: The New Favorite Amongst Scammers

Social media platforms are possibly the most used tools in committing fraud, responsible for $770 million in losses.

Beware When Scanning QR Codes, Even for Menus
20 January 2022 |

Beware When Scanning QR Codes, Even for Menus

The FBI is warning Americans about a new scam circulating in the country involving fraudulent QR codes in public places.

$30M Worth in Counterfeit Goods Seized in Los Angeles
2 December 2021 |

$30M Worth in Counterfeit Goods Seized in Los Angeles

Fake Gucci, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton handbags and clothing were just some of the items found in a large shipment of counterfeit goods coming in from China.