Archive for category: News

Valentine’s Day scams: What to keep an eye out for

13 Feb
February 13, 2019

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.

Netflix users warned of new email scam

31 Jan
January 31, 2019

Netflix customers are being warned to keep an eye out for a newly-surfaced scam email.

Newly-surfaced scam targets Apple users

15 Jan
January 15, 2019

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.

Media personalities used in new online scam

14 Dec
December 14, 2018

A scam targeting online shoppers has recently surfaced.

Cyber Monday scams target shoppers’ money

27 Nov
November 27, 2018

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.

Job application scam circulates over the holiday season

06 Nov
November 6, 2018

Emails consisting of fake job applications are the newest scam trend this holiday season.

50 million accounts affected by Facebook hack

04 Oct
October 4, 2018

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 to look out for this summer

17 Aug
August 17, 2018

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 commonly targeted by scams

25 Jul
July 25, 2018

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.

Scammers claiming to be from Ohio Edison target Kent resident

03 Jul
July 3, 2018

In yet another elaborate phone scam, a Kent resident was targeted and coerced to pay up nearly $600.