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Top Phishing Scams Continue To Improve And Grow

Much to our dismay, cybercrooks keep finding ways to better the phishing tools they have and find other ways to include new and sneakier methods of thievery. Organizations and individuals are targets and money, identities, credentials, and more are stolen from both every day.

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Scammers Use Fake Emergencies to Steal Your Money

Someone calls or contacts you saying they’re a family member or close friend. They say they need money to get out of trouble. But check that there’s an emergency first because it could be a scammer calling.

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Stolen Identity? Get Help At Identitytheft.Gov

When identity theft happens, it’s hard to know where to begin. That’s why the FTC created IdentityTheft.gov, a one-stop resource for people to report identity theft to law enforcement...

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The Best Authenticator Apps for 2022

Leaks and hacks we’ve read about in recent years make it clear that passwords alone don't provide enough security to protect your online bank account or social media accounts.

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Romance Scams In 2021: Fraudsters To The Left Of You, Fakers To The Right

Love happens year-round, not only on Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, romance scams are the same.

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Report To Help Fight Fraud!

Protect your community by reporting fraud, scams, and bad business practices.

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The Best Password Managers for 2022

Our top-rated password managers help you create strong passwords for all your online accounts and alert you of potential data leaks.

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What To Know About Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

Credit freezes and fraud alerts can protect you from identity theft or prevent further misuse of your personal information if it was stolen. Learn what they do and how to place them.

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Phone Scammers Use Big Tech As Lures

Ask a robocall recipient and they’ll tell you that robocalls are annoying and a waste of time. But the victim of a phone scam (vishing) will tell you it could mean losing a lot more than just time.

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Phone Scams

People lose a lot of money to phone scams — sometimes their life savings. Scammers have figured out countless ways to cheat you out of your money over the phone.

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What To Know About Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

Credit freezes and fraud alerts can protect you from identity theft or prevent further misuse of your personal information if it was stolen. Learn what they do and how to place them.

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Is a credit freeze or fraud alert right for you?

During Identity Theft Awareness Week 2022, we’ve talked about reducing your risk of identity theft. Credit freezes and fraud alerts can help. Both are free and make it harder for identity thieves to open new accounts in your name. One may be right for you.

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Microsoft Warns Phishers Sneak In New Lures To Snag You

Detecting phishing is getting harder and harder as the days go by. Merely looking out for misspelled words, bad grammar, or unknown senders just isn’t enough anymore.

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Common Health Scams

People spend billions of dollars a year on products and treatments in the hope of improving their health and fitness. But a lot of that money goes to companies that make fake claims about those products and treatments...

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Conned on social media? It’s not just you

In 2021, more than 95,000 people told the FTC that they’d been scammed with a con that started on social media. In fact, more than one in four people who reported to the FTC that they lost money to any scam said the transaction started with a post...

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