Fake Apple ID Verification Email Targets Your Personal Info

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There are a lot of scams making their way across the internet that aim to steal your personal information if you’re not careful, and Apple users are no exception. While it may not be anything new, an email was sent to me over the weekend that claimed to be from Apple Customer Support. The email […]

Netflix Scam Attempts to Steal $300+ and Personal Information

The "technician" uploaded a banking document and looked through folders containing photos and videos.

A new Netflix scam attempts to trick users into handing over access to their computer and trick them out of hundreds of dollars and important personal information such as banking passwords and usernames. This scam is similar to the common Microsoft or Dell Technician calls that ring a user up at home and claim that […]

How Your Next Missed Call Could Cost You

A missed call can cost you if you call back and become a victim of the One-Ring scam.

Scammers are counting on your curiosity to add extra charges to your cell phone bill through a practice¬†known as a One-Ring phone scam that counts on missed calls to charge consumers extra monthly fees. Thanks to growing lists of contacts and fairly strict rules on who can call cell phones, most of the people who […]

What You Need to Know Before Buying an iPhone 5 on Craigslist (Video)

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With iPhone 5 pre-orders pushed to October, and lines expected on release day, some users may be tempted to buy an iPhone 5 on Craigslist. There are already individuals on Craigslist listing their iPhone 5 pre-orders at an incredible markup, sometimes almost double the full off contract price. If you absolutely cannot wait to buy […]

Watch Out for “New” iPad Scams on eBay and Craigslist

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The new iPad is in short supply at local stores and online at Apple , where you will have to wait 2-3 weeks for a new iPad. The shortages and waiting means that many users will turn to eBay or Craigslist to buy a new iPad faster, even if it means paying more than retail. […]

Free iPad 3 on Facebook? Don’t Get Scammed

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On March 7th Apple will announce the iPad 3, a new version of Apple’s best-selling tablet. Apple hasn’t confirmed any details about the new iPad or a release date, but that hasn’t stopped schemers from offering up a free iPad 3 to Facebook users. The Apple event invite, shown below, features what may be the […]

Lady Gaga’s iPad Giveaway is a Monstrous Scam

Lady Gaga iPad Scam

Yesterday if you were looking at the Lady Gaga Twitter and Facebook pages( it’s OK, I won’t tell), you may have seen an Oprah-esque offer for free iPad 2s and free MacBooks for all of her little Monsters. Sadly, this is all a big scam. Hackers took control of Lady Gag’s Twitter and Facebook accounts […]