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Is "Scam Likely" Calling You? Here's How to Block Them

What is "Scam Likely" and what does this message mean? We look at how to block "Scam Likely" calls and reduce spam.

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Are Tickets Bought on Vivid Seats Legit?

Is Vivid Seats reliable? What do customer reviews say? Here's what you need to know about the ticket resale site.

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Don’t Be Fooled! 5 Tips to Avoid Fake Apps in the Windows Store

We'll show you how not to have a bad time on the Windows Store.

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Is Venmo Safe to Use or Is Your Money at Risk?

You may use Venmo regularly to send and receive money, but is it really safe?

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Don’t Let the Elon Musk “Freedom Giveaway” Crypto Scam Swindle You

Been added to a Twitter list, supposedly by Elon Musk, promising a "Freedom" giveaway? It's a scam. Here's everything you need to know.

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6 Scams on Temu You Should Be Aware Of

You've probably heard about an online store called Temu that offers really cheap products. Can you trust it? Is Temu a legit website?

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The 5 Biggest Crypto Rug Pulls of All Time

Crypto has potential, but it feels like every other project is a scam waiting to happen.

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Why You Shouldn't Trust Giveaway Contests on Social Media

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is—and that applies doubly to social media. Here are the signs of a giveaway scam.

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What Is the Geek Squad Email Scam? How to Avoid It

Have you received an email from Geek Squad confirming a transaction that you haven't placed? This might be a scam. Here's what to do.

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How to Spot a Fake Guru Online

There are lots of reputable self-help influencers online, but there are even more scam artists whose advice you need to steer clear of.

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What Is the McAfee Virus Pop-Up Scam? How to Get Rid of It

Have you seen a pop-up informing you that your McAfee subscription has expired? It might be a fake. Here's what you need to know.

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Is the "Facebook Protect" Email From "" Legitimate?

Have you received an email saying you need to use advanced security via Facebook Protect? You might think it's a scam. Here's how to tell.

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How to Determine if a Business Is Legitimate

Before spending money on or promoting any business, you should ensure you know that it's above board and trustworthy. Follow these tips to do so.

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What Is a Quid Pro Quo Attack? How Can You Protect Yourself?

You've likely heard the term "quid pro quo", but did you know there are also cyberattacks that go by the same name?

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What Is Atlas Earth and Is It a Scam?

Atlas Earth makes big promises about making money in the metaverse, but many have called it a scam. Here’s what you need to know.

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5 Reasons GameFi Will Never Take Off or Attract Real Gamers

GameFi mixes crypto and gaming to create earning opportunities for something gamers already enjoy. So why won't it ever work?

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What Is a DNS Sinkhole?

You can easily fall for online scams and get infected by malware by visiting malicious sites. DNS sinkholes might stop you from being a victim.

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Here's Why You Shouldn't Trust Emails From Duolingo

Have you got an email from Duolingo? It could be a scam—especially since private data has been leaked to hackers. Ça alors !

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Why Celebrities Are Getting Sued for Promoting Their Bored Ape NFTs

Did you buy an NFT during the peak of the hype? If so, you'll be pleased to hear that people are getting held to account.

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What Is Blagging in Cybersecurity?

Anyone can be tricked by a blagger. Here's what that involves and how you can defend yourself.

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