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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.

Beware of Fake Prize Giveaways Posted in YouTube Comments
5 April 2022 |

Beware of Fake Prize Giveaways Posted in YouTube Comments

If you regularly read comments on YouTube videos, you may have come across promises of cash and prizes from who you think is the YouTuber—all is not as it seems!

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How to Avoid PayPal Shipping Label Scams: Top Tips
1 July 2022 |

How to Avoid PayPal Shipping Label Scams: Top Tips

PayPal is a convenient way to pay for online purchases and has a reputation for safety and security. But scammers still find a way to use PayPal to help them steal products.

PayPal Shipping Scams: Tips to Protect Your Money and Items
29 June 2022 |

PayPal Shipping Scams: Tips to Protect Your Money and Items

Scammers take advantage of PayPal's buyer protection program to scam sellers out of their money and items for sale.

Beware of Social Security Scam Calls and Robocalls

Beware of Social Security Scam Calls and Robocalls

Not every phone call from a government agency is legit, in fact, the majority of calls that have a "Social Security Administration" caller ID are actually from scammers.

How to Avoid CBD Scams & Buy the Right CBD Oils
27 June 2022 |

How to Avoid CBD Scams & Buy the Right CBD Oils

With many people opting for CBD products as a natural alternative to prescription drugs, it's important to know what to look for in CBD oils and other cannabinoids products.

WhatsApp Free Heineken Beer: A Father’s Day Scam
17 June 2022 |

WhatsApp Free Heineken Beer: A Father’s Day Scam

New WhatsApp scams are making the rounds in the lead-up to Father’s Day 2022—here’s what you need to know.

Beware of the Parcel Tracking Text Scam
16 June 2022 |

Beware of the Parcel Tracking Text Scam

Delivery companies like FedEx, USPS, and UPS are being impersonated in text messages instructing recipients to visit a scam website—here's what you need to know.

Beware of USPS Scam Text Messages—Don't Click the Link
13 June 2022 |

Beware of USPS Scam Text Messages—Don't Click the Link

Receive a text message about a USPS delivery? If it contains a link, it's a scam—don't click the link!

Fake Amazon Calls Expose Users to Phishing Attempts
6 June 2022 |

Fake Amazon Calls Expose Users to Phishing Attempts

If you receive a call from Amazon about suspicious activity on your account, it's likely a scam, and you should hang up immediately.

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Best Free Password Managers: Our Top 6 Picks for 2022

Best Free Password Managers: Our Top 6 Picks for 2022

Keeping your passwords safe and secure doesn't require an expensive subscription—there are plenty of free password managers out there that will do the job well.

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.

How to Get Verified on TikTok
30 March 2022 |

How to Get Verified on TikTok

Securing that little blue checkmark can mean brand collabs, sponsorship opportunities, or protecting your unique content from impersonators.

How to Get an App Store Refund & Dispute a Rejected Claim
15 February 2022 |

How to Get an App Store Refund & Dispute a Rejected Claim

If you accidentally purchased an app on the App Store or it doesn't work as promised, you can request a refund directly from Apple in just a few easy steps.

How to Get a Refund on Google Play (for Apps, Games, Books, and More)
15 February 2022 |

How to Get a Refund on Google Play (for Apps, Games, Books, and More)

Did you download an app from the Google Play Store that you no longer want? Here’s how to get a refund.

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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.

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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.

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.

$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.