December 6, 2021 In ​​, -anyos

Cyber Criminals Target Internet Users by Luring them with Tata Group and Amul Anniversary Celebration Gift Scams

WhatsApp messages masquerading as the offers from Tata Group and Amul with links luring unsuspecting users with the promise of Anniversary Celebration presents, have been making the rounds on the app recently. If you receive such messages try to stay away from these, as these can be a scam.   Image: Links as they appear…

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The scammy Pokemon Unite pumpkin boxes are the most Tencent move yet

Don’t get sucked in The Pokemon Unite Halloween mode is here, and there’s a lot of stuff to unpack here. In addition to Chanseys everywhere dominating the Halloween map through Safeguard, we also have the opportunity to unlock a free character, and potentially partake in the sheer slot machine that is Pokemon Unite pumpkin boxes. The thing is,…

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Fighting online scams and fake social media accounts

CBS News’ Dr. Tara Narula looks at online scams using fake social media accounts, after learning her husband’s photos were stolen to create fake accounts. 60 Minutes+ correspondent Laurie Segall joins “CBS Mornings” to discuss who is most at risk for these kinds of scams and how to protect yourself.

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How Hackers Hijacked Thousands of YouTube Accounts

Since at least 2019, hackers have been hijacking high-profile YouTube channels. Sometimes they broadcast cryptocurrency scams, sometimes they simply auction off access to the account. Now, Google has detailed the technique that hackers-for-hire used to compromise thousands of YouTube creators in just the past couple of years.Cryptocurrency scams and account takeovers themselves aren’t a rarity;…

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Third of householders targeted by ‘green’ scams – survey

More than a third of householders have been targeted by a “green” scam in the past year, a survey has suggested.Citizens Advice found more than two-thirds of adults are thinking about making their home more energy efficient in the next 12 months but 36% have already been targeted by a related scam.More than a quarter…

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