Valentine’s Day is among us, so it comes as no surprise that romance-related scams are on the increase at this time of year.
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Netflix customers are being warned to keep an eye out for a newly-surfaced scam email.
You have probably heard of all sorts of scams at this point – a new one seems to surface every day, and this is all simply because scammers are initiating creative methods.
A scam targeting online shoppers has recently surfaced.
Cyber Monday, a day to look forward to for all those anticipating some of the best online shopping deals around, has proven to also bring about a less-than-satisfactory side.
Emails consisting of fake job applications are the newest scam trend this holiday season.
Last Friday, Facebook announced that it had been hacked and that at least 50m of its accounts had been compromised, due to a vulnerability which allowed attackers to steal automated log-in credentials.
Scams tend to increase at this time of year, so it is best to keep an eye out for any red flags. Scam calls have become increasingly popular this year and are only expected to worsen, as reported on CNBC.
International students should all be made aware of the recent trend in scams: Students being contacted by fraudsters who threaten them and ask for a sum of money.
In yet another elaborate phone scam, a Kent resident was targeted and coerced to pay up nearly $600.