How to Stop Email Spoofing?

How to Stop Email Spoofing?

Email spoofing is a form of phishing in which hackers mimic commonly known email addresses. Here are tips to help you spot and avoid this scam.

What is a Catfishing Scheme and What to Look Out For

What is a Catfishing Scheme and What to Look Out For

Catfishing has become fairly common these days, and verifying information on dating sites and social media profiles is no easy task. Read about what it means to be catfished and the different types of catfishing schemes.

How To Stop Neighbor Spoofing Calls

How To Stop Neighbor Spoofing Calls

Getting calls from unknown numbers that look similar to your own? It might be neighbor spoofing. Learn more about the latest phone spam and how to block it.

Avoid Facebook Friend Request Scams

Avoid Facebook Friend Request Scams

Facebook friend request scams and viral hoax messages are rampant. Here's what you need to know about spotting and avoiding them.

Tax Season Identity Theft: Scams to Watch Out For

Tax Season Identity Theft: Scams to Watch Out For

Tax season is approaching quickly, and over the next couple of months, individuals and businesses across the country will be filing their tax paperwork with the IRS.

Multiple Local Women Scammed By The Same Online Romeo

Multiple Local Women Scammed By The Same Online Romeo

Recently, online dating turned to financial disaster for several women in the Midwest when they were duped by the same man. One woman in Ohio contacted local police when she was tricked into sending thousands of dollars to a man she met online.

How To Spot Spear Phishing Attacks

How To Spot Spear Phishing Attacks

When Google changed its sign-in screen, some users panicked. Although Google’s change was legitimate, these tech-savvy users were right to be cautious: When a well-known website suddenly changes its appearance without warning, it’s often a possible sign of a spear phishing attack.

Trying To Adopt? How To Avoid Adoption Scams

Trying To Adopt? How To Avoid Adoption Scams

For couples who can’t have their own children and are trying to adopt, there’s nothing more exciting than finding a match – or more heartbreaking when an adoption falls through.

Is That Really Microsoft Calling? How To Avoid Tech Support Scams

Is That Really Microsoft Calling? How To Avoid Tech Support Scams

Despite warnings that come year after year about tech support scams, fraudsters continually find new and more effective ways to trick consumers into giving up their personal and financial information.

New Money Transfer Scam Targets Home Buyers: Don't Be Fooled!

New Money Transfer Scam Targets Home Buyers: Don't Be Fooled!

Buying real estate is one of the biggest – and most complicated – financial commitments a person can make. There are numerous steps to go through and several agencies to work with before a homebuyer is handed the keys to their new property.

Will Your Real Estate Agent Give Away Your Deposit?

Will Your Real Estate Agent Give Away Your Deposit?

You might know how to protect yourself from a phishing scam, but does your real estate agent? If not, it could have disastrous consequences for you, your agent and your deposit.

Homeowner Scams: Don't Sign Your Home Away

Homeowner Scams: Don't Sign Your Home Away

Imagine your home being taken away from you – out of the blue. Imagine what your parents or grandparents would face if, overnight, they didn’t have a place to live.

Avoid These Common Home Improvement Scams

Avoid These Common Home Improvement Scams

The contractor drove off with a truckload of concrete and a pocket full of cash and you were left with a shoddy driveway. This is a typical scenario of a home improvement scam.