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    The most common cyber scams, and how to avoid them.

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    papa_umau
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    The most common cyber scams, and how to avoid them.

    Post by papa_umau on Mon 17 Dec 2018, 12:38 pm

    The most common cyber scams and how to protect yourself

    From ordering groceries online to checking emails on our phones, digital technology and the Internet have brought numerous benefits to our lives and made a lot of daily tasks easier.

    But they have also unwittingly created a new golden age for scammers.

    Specialist criminal groups target individuals, small businesses, and large corporate networks to steal personal information in order to profit from the compromised data available to them.

    This is why its so important to have a strong separate password for every online account particularly email accounts as these are often the gateway to other personal and financial information.

    Fraud alert! Is your bank doing enough to beat the scammers?

    Its also vital to be alert for advances from cyber criminals. Here are the most common cyber scams to watch out for:

    Go to Moneywise HERE to find out more and to read the list of scams provided.




    I have not seen all of this information in one place before so here are the links - above - to show you where to get all the information you might want or need.






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    Re: The most common cyber scams, and how to avoid them.

    Post by zathrus on Thu 20 Dec 2018, 10:57 am

    Yes, cyber-scams are becoming more prevalent these days as computers start to attack us for no reason.

    I am always very careful when I am dealing with anything that I think is at all doubtful.
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    Re: The most common cyber scams, and how to avoid them.

    Post by papa_umau on Fri 21 Dec 2018, 11:24 am

    The right way to be Zathrus.

    But still, the scammers and cyber-criminals are getting cleverer and cleverer and it is now sometimes extremely difficult to tell the real from the fake.


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    Re: The most common cyber scams, and how to avoid them.

    Post by Angie baby on Sat 22 Dec 2018, 10:49 am

    That was a very interesting link to read Papa. Thanks.
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    Re: The most common cyber scams, and how to avoid them.

    Post by papa_umau on Sun 23 Dec 2018, 12:24 pm

    My pleasure Angie.


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