How to Avoid Online Scams

How to avoid seven of the most common online scams

By on July 16, 2015 at 1:01 PM.

How to avoid seven of the most common online scams

The Internet is great for a lot of things — research, entertainment, getting caught up on world news — but it can also be a dangerous minefield if you aren’t careful. Ever since the Internet became commonplace in society, scammers have found ways to take advantage of the unsuspecting masses.

On Thursday, WhoIsHostingThis? shared its latest infographic, highlighting seven of the most common online scams, as well as offering tips for how to avoid them. More →

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One-ring Phone Scam

How to avoid a crazy new phone scam that’s costing people a fortune

By on February 5, 2014 at 4:16 PM.

How to avoid a crazy new phone scam that’s costing people a fortune

Upon seeing missed calls from unfamiliar numbers on our cell phones or home phones, we often instinctively call the number back to see who it was. According to a recent warning issued by the Better Business Bureau, however, that quick call-back can end up costing consumers ridiculous sums of money. More →

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