Don’t fall for the double-digit phone scam

Scam calls are tricking people into setting up temporary phone numbers for crooks.   You post an ad to sell something — your car, your bike, that bedroom set you…

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Would you pass the “Textalyzer” test?

Submitting to a phone test after an accident could become law for some drivers. Elizabeth was excited. Her three-year-old son had just gotten accepted into a daycare program. The young…

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World’s top cyber suspects still at large

Some of the alleged crooks who caused the most damage online are still on the run, years after their indictments, commanding big rewards for tipsters.  You know the scheme—you get a message…

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Shady Facebook ad tricks you into seeing scam through rose-colored glasses

How you can avoid the scam, or save yourself if you are already a victim. One of your friends on Facebook wants you to look cool this summer, with high-quality shades…

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Multi-million-dollar lottery hack revealed, investigators say

Former lottery security guy did indeed tamper with random number generator, according to court documents. The Tipton family got really lucky, but only on certain days of the year, it seems….

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Why can’t someone stop poisoned ads from showing up on my computer?

Big malvertising campaigns are hitting popular websites in waves. Why can’t this attack ad tsunami be stopped? Maybe you just blinked—total time: less than half a second.  Some things move…

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