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ALERT! – Social Security Scam -ALERT!

November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

  If you, or a loved one, gets a call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) you best be on alert. According to the Federal Trade Commission scammers are using...

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ALERT! NETFLIX EMAIL SCAM ALERT!

November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Netflix subscribers are being alerted to an email scam seeking to collect user names, passwords and credit card information. The scam is targeting as many as 110 million Netflix subscribers. Suspicious emails are arriving in...

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Currently there is a clever fraud scheme that is striking VISA card holders in the midwest. Card holders are receiving calls from criminals claiming to be VISA Security and Fraud Department. The scam works like this...

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Fake Websites and Phony Trust

November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you follow the African-American Cyber Report you know there are certain rules that we preach constantly. You can find these rules on the homepage. But I need to point out two of those rules...

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Ebola Scams Hits Email In Boxes

October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Has Ebola hit your email inbox?  The latest Internet scams, malware and viruses come in the form of email related to the Ebola virus. These emails come from various sources claiming to be agencies of...

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Scammmers Using Caller ID Spoofing

July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Telecom trade association group USTelecom is warning consumers about the explosion of caller ID spoofing. According to the organization the tactic being used works like this; sales people and scammers use technology that makes calls appear...

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ALERT! EZ Pass Phishing Scam ALERT!

July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over the last couple of days people have reported receiving email from the EZ Pass toll system.  EZ Pass is a highway toll road provider that operates in the North Eastern United States.  This includes...

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One of the sneakiest phishing scams ever has been hitting Netflix customers. The scam allows the criminal to rummage around inside your computer and steal files while you are on the phone with them. Its...

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Google Shuts Down Virus Shield Scam

April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

A top selling app on Google Play Store has been revealed to be a scam. Virus Shield was rated as the No.1 paid app before it was removed. The app was supposed to protect Android...

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