Better Business Bureau put an end to a fraudulent website this week after the site sent a phishing email, closely resembling one which would be sent by the FBI with a document stored in Dropbox, but ultimately turned out to be malware. Read more →
Archive for month: August, 2015
The recent rise of Bitcoin as a token of purchase has opened new opportunities and markets for those who now trade in the online currency.
Whilst Bitcoin has certainly ignited a number of controversies, mostly in regards to the lack of online security and/or the lack of taxable tangibility, perhaps the most alarming concerns refer to the number of scams that potentially victimize bitcoin traders. Therefore, it would be wise to develop a fundamental understanding of the most common, and perhaps the most dangerous scams that currently exist to take advantage of potential victims. Read more →
Scammers are masquerading as Microsoft technicians while offering to help people upgrade to Windows 10. Read more →
2015 is proving to be the ‘year of scams’ as another major scam has been reported. Read more →
Previously, we’ve covered how to protect the elderly and what they should look out for – but what about the younger generation? Read more →