How to Protect Yourself From Online Scams 

January 13, 2022
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    With the evolution of technology, much like anything else, even scammers have revolutionized themselves and their methods. Today, the ways in which one might be scammed have become far more complex and intricate for anybody to evade easily.   So, we need to be exceptionally careful while filling up any kind of information anywhere […]

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Scam or Not: 5 Things to Check When Buying Refurbished Gadgets

November 3, 2019
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Trying to keep up with the latest electronics will surely burn a hole in a working man’s pocket. High-quality, brand-new gadgets are really expensive, especially mobile phones with face recognition feature. That is why buying refurbished electronics is a great option if you are a bit strapped for cash.  Not only will you be able […]

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4 Most Dangerous Types of Cyber Attacks

August 1, 2019

Companies of all sizes are, and will continue to be, the targets of cyber attacks. Hackers themselves are becoming more sophisticated, and attacks are getting more difficult to identify and stop. SMBs are particularly vulnerable to these attacks, and a large portion of them end up closing their doors within 6 months of an attack […]

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5 Techie Tips to Avoid Common Financial Scams

February 25, 2019

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by PSECU, a Pennsylvania-based credit union. Financial scams are a common but potentially devastating problem. In 2016, scammers stole $16 billion from U.S. consumers, and there’s a new victim of identity theft every two seconds. Today, fraudsters have a growing number of tools at their fingerprints to help them pull […]

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Finding a good finance advisor online

November 8, 2018

Searching high and low for a financial advisor is something that many people find themselves doing at some stage in their lives. Perhaps you’ve just received an inheritance or other lump sum, and you’re looking for ways to transform that into a long-lasting investment. Or maybe you’re setting up a business, and you need advice […]

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Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

June 15, 2018

Are you sure that email you received from Apple is actually from Apple? Fraudulent emails are one of the biggest security threats impacting businesses and individuals. Known as phishing, these emails lure users into clicking a malicious link or downloading malware-infected file by mimicking the look of emails sent from reputable companies. This is done […]

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Common Smartphone Scams People Actually Fall For

October 27, 2015

You likely keep your phone close to you at all times and keep your phone charged in case an emergency occurs. Even if you think you are knowledgeable about scams and hacks, there are some common scams that people just like you wall for every day. Cloning Cloning of cell phones happens more often than […]

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How to Stop Yourself Being A Victim of Identity Theft

December 19, 2012

Your identity is one of your most valuable possessions. Criminals who obtain access to your personal details can use them to take out loans and credit cards, obtain state benefits and apply for passports and driving licenses – all in your name. Identity theft occurs when criminals steal your personal information for their own use. […]

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Warning against freelance writer Pranav Jain ([email protected]) [UPDATED – Oct. 4th]

September 12, 2010

UPDATE – OCTOBER 4TH: Pranav Jain has done the right thing and issued a full refund. The lesson to be learned here is to not pay upfront for content unless you know the writer – and be sure to run the text through or similar to make sure it’s not copied from elsewhere. I […]

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Teraffics Review – A Possible Scam?

April 30, 2010

I suppose the “scam” title caught your interest, didn’t it? I also suppose you’re here because you’ve heard about Teraffics, maybe even considering them, and was wondering whether it’s a scam or not. Well, I can’t say conclusive if they are a scam – I don’t think they are. But, I can tell you that […]

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Get Rich Schemes – How To Avoid Internet Scams & Phishing

July 17, 2009

In his “Atlantic City”-song, Bruce Springsteen sings: Now I been lookin’ for a job but it’s hard to find Down here it’s just winners and losers and don’t get caught on the wrong side of that line Well I’m tired of comin’ out on the losin’ end So honey last night I met this guy […]

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