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Romance Scammers Flooding Facebook, Instagram and Other Social

Picture this: On a regular day while checking around your friends’ photos and posts you receive a friend request from a stranger. The name may sound familiar or not, but they’re friends with other people you do know, so you decide to accept the invitation. Your friends have accepted the stranger too, possibly for the […]

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Facebook Scam Risk and Your Privacy Lost – Is it Really Worth It?

Facebook has had its fair share of controversy since its very beginning.  No one in 2005 expected that one single website would connect 1.69 billion people worldwide. Since then, we have become used to new social apps and some of us have welcomed them in our daily lives. As time passes, Facebook may not be […]

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Social Media Impostors Winning on Facebook and Instagram

Thousands of United States military service members have been entangled in a widespread fraud that has played out for years on social networks and dating sites. There are two sides to this fraud that has flourished on Facebook and Instagram. When scammers impersonate real American service members to cheat vulnerable and lonely women out of […]

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How to Avoid Holiday Scams during Christmas and New Years

Holidays result in millions of fraud and scam victims worldwide each year.  People get so into the holiday spirit that they put their guard down and become more vulnerable to fraud. Why? Because we all feel like being kinder, sharing more, being more trustful, etc. Being focused on these goals and our families makes people […]

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Facebook Fake Profiles and False Romance Leave Victims Broke

Have you met someone on Facebook that professes strong feelings for you? Social media platforms have become the new favorite tool for romance scammers to find their victims.  Facebook is well known for not protecting user’s privacy, and with so many users worldwide, it is impossible to verify all the users.  Although there is no […]

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DuckDuckGo Remains Top Choice for Secure, Private Search Engine

With recent reports and revelations about Orwelian style government monitoring of law abiding citizens, it’s no wonder people are increasingly concerned about privacy, or what is left of it.  Companies like Google and Facebook offer their services for free, while the real cost is that everything you type, everything you do and everything you search […]

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