Scams & Fakes

8 most popular Cash App scams and how to avoid them: Header image
In recent years, money transfer apps have become incredibly popular and are used by millions of people every day. They are used for everything from splitting the restaurant bill with a friend, sending...
Feb 23, 2024
5 min read
How to report a scam online in 6 different ways: Header image
The internet contains many online threats. In fact, most of us have probably come across at least one scammer over the course of our digital lives. Maybe we took the bait, or perhaps...
Jan 12, 2024
5 min read
Scam check on the web: How to check a website's legitimacy: Header image
Clicking on the wrong website can infect your device with malware, ransomware, or viruses, resulting in stolen data, identity theft, and worse. Many legitimate websites have been hacked and infected. In fact, some...
Jan 11, 2024
5 min read
Spoofing attacks explained: What they are and how they work: Header image
Cybercriminals are masters at developing clever ways to deceive, harass, and steal from the public. One of these techniques is called spoofing. It’s been around for a long time but continues to be...
Oct 20, 2023
5 min read
What is deepfake and how do cybercriminals use it? Header image
Most people have heard the term “deepfake” by now, but many don’t know what it means or how deepfakes are used. Unfortunately, cybercriminals have added deepfake videos, images, and audio to their rapidly...
Oct 13, 2023
5 min read
8 common WhatsApp scams and how to avoid them (Header image)
Cons and scams are far older than the internet. And while such schemes have increased in the digital age, most are simply variations of old tricks that criminals use to steal, damage, spy,...
Jul 17, 2023
9 min read
How to get rid of a fake Apple security alert and why you're seeing it (Header image)
Few things can be as scary and nerve-racking as getting an alert that says you have been hacked and that your private data may be at risk. When you get these types of...
Jul 17, 2023
7 min read