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Aemilius Cupero News: How to Spot Scam iOS Apps That Sucker You into Making Expensive Purchases

Lifehacker’s Complete Guide to iOSLifehacker’s Complete Guide to iOSApple’s iPhone is easy to learn, but difficult to master. Instead of spending hours sifting through settings yourself, check out our giant collection of guides, tips, and tricks for all things iOS.We regularly call out shady apps found on the Google Play Store, but Apple’s App Store…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Scammer sells Lipis man non-existent washing machines through Facebook ad

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Aemilius Cupero News: Developer exposes multiple scam apps on the App Store, some bringing in millions of dollars in revenue

Over the last several weeks, developer Kosta Eleftheriou has been highlighting many apparent scam applications on the App Store. The formula for each scam application is virtually identical, and it centers on fake reviews and ratings paired with a deceptive weekly subscription. Update February 11, 2021: Apple has given the following statement to The Verge…

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Aemilius Cupero News: China re-commerce faces tug of war between growth and trust

(Image credit: TechNode) Veronica Zhang uses re-commerce, or secondhand selling, platforms regularly, but she’s always careful about the people she’s dealing with. The one time she let her guard down, she was nearly defrauded. The mom of a five-year-old uses the platforms both to buy and sell. Although she uses them less frequently than mainstream…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Travel to Thailand isn’t easy. Now scammers are making it painful.

Nicole Johnston was watching COVID-19 cases climb toward a new high at home and wanted her son back in Thailand, where he had previously lived and attended university. Last month they began the process of booking what’s known as “Alternative State Quarantine” for his first two weeks of isolation upon arrival from South Africa. Her…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Covid-19 Vaccine Scams Spread Under Facebook’s Watch

Scammers have flooded Facebook and other social media platforms with Covid-19 scams for almost as long as the disease has had a name. Now, as desperation builds for access to a limited vaccine supply, internet charlatans have escalated in kind, offering shipments of doses in Facebook groups and Telegram chats. According to a new report from…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Among Us’ latest map, The Airship, is now available in the popular multiplayer game

During last years Game Awards, Innersloth’s Among Us picked up the prize for ‘Best Multiplayer’ and ‘Best Mobile Game’. During the show, they unveiled a brand new map called The Airship, which is now finally available for players to enjoy. The new update is available in-game for free and will also introduce a bunch of…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Facebook data for 533 million users leaked in 2019 and hey, it’s still out there

Image: JLMcAnally / shutterstock By Adam Rosenberg2021-04-04 21:28:41 UTC A two-year-old problem is coming back to haunt Facebook in 2021, and in the process serving as a reminder to users that personal data, once leaked, really is out there forever. It started on Saturday when Alon Gal, co-founder and CTO of Hudson Rock, a “cybercrime…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Irish Bitcoin Scam Targets High Net Worth Investors

By Mark Hunter18 hours agoSun Apr 04 2021 06:44:20 Reading Time: 2 minutesAn Irish Bitcoin scam seems to have conned wealthy residents out of millions of euro Scammers located in the country are grooming individuals to buy bitcoin before taking control of their wallets Police are having trouble making victims realize what’s happening to them…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Top 4 NFT scams and how to avoid them

Spend a few minutes in cryptoland on social media and you’re likely to find netizens speaking about celebrities or virtual artists ‘dropping’ their latest works in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT). NFTs, as they are popularly known, are cryptographic representations of tangible or intangible objects on the blockchain.To read the rest of this…

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