June 5, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: How to Spot and Avoid Tech Support Refund Scams

If you receive an email letting you know about charges for a service you’ve never used, or offering a refund because the company is going out of business, you should beware. Following up with this email will very likely open you up to a scam.These tech support refund scams are similar to the usual tech…

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April 8, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: This Is How You Avoid COVID-19 Charity Scams

John F. WasikContributorOpinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.I am an author, speaker and journalist specializing in investor and consumer protection. There’s little question that when crises strike, scam artists come out in droves. Now they are online and making robocalls. While it’s difficult to tell what’s legitimate, you need to be cautious. There…

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March 22, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: How to Avoid the Worst Online Scams

Scammers are quick to sense an opportunity to get you to click on something you shouldn’t, whether it’s the rise of a celebrity singer or the spread of a new coronavirus. It’s important to be able to spot these cons and give them a wide berth—otherwise you could find yourself stuck with malware on your…

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March 17, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: How to Avoid the New ‘NetSupport Manager’ Phishing Scam

Phishing scams have been around since the earliest days of email, but the basic tactic is the same: Hackers email you fake links or files that dupe you into coughing up personal info or installing malicious software on your device. These fake links are easy to catch if you employ basic internet safety practices, but…

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March 17, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: How to Avoid Coronavirus Scams

Image: ShutterstockThere are a lot of people trying to make money off coronavirus anxiety right now, whether by charging $79 for a bottle of Purell, selling counterfeit face masks on Etsy, or claiming that you can cure COVID-19 with essential oils.There are also a handful of online scams out there—phishing scams, malware scams, fake crowdfunding…

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