Archive for November, 2013

Black Friday and Holiday Scams: What To Look Out For

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

With Black Friday right around the corner, it’s important to be wary of all the scams that are going around. More and more scams have been popping up over the past few days as cybercriminals try to take advantage of the deals offered on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
The scam itself is simple. [...]

Disaster Relief Scams: Don’t Become a Victim Yourself

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Disaster Relief Scams are on the rise as of late due in part to recent tragedies in the world, such as the typhoon in Philippines and tsunami in Japan. These tragic events bring about two types of people: those who want to donate and help, and those who are looking to exploit the tragedy for [...]

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Holiday Scams

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner, shoppers have a lot to look forward to this holiday season. But with holiday shopping comes something every shopper should watch out for. It’s an unfortunate fact, but this is also the season where scammers thrive.

There are several scams to watch out for, here are [...]

Employment Scams: Don’t Be Out of a Job AND In Debt!

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

So the scam goes like this. You post your resume on a website with at least some of your personal data  being accessible by potential employers, on a legitimate employment site. You receive an email with a job offer to become a “financial representative” for an overseas company. Chances are you’ve never [...]