10 tips for staying safe online

10 tips for staying safe online

You don’t have to look very far to run into trouble online, and it may be truthfully said that the virtual world can be just as perilous as the real one. People fall victim to a multitude of online scams and malicious software every day, and the chances of that...
How to detect phishing scams in your email

How to detect phishing scams in your email

Phishing scams are among the most prolific on the Web, and every day, around a billion of such scams are sent by email. While the vast majority of them end up getting detected by spam filters, it is sheer numbers which make them extremely effective. Phishing costs...
Be on the lookout for this dangerous new IRS scam

Be on the lookout for this dangerous new IRS scam

Tax scams always come out of the woodwork this time of year, but the IRS is particularly worried about one making the rounds right now. More than 20,000 taxpayers have already fallen victim to this scheme, and the scammers are trying to snag more people every day....
Five easy ways to spot a scam phone call

Five easy ways to spot a scam phone call

The IRS continues to warn the public to be alert for telephone scams and offers five tell-tale warning signs to tip you off if you get such a call. These callers claim to be with the IRS. The scammers often demand money to pay taxes. Some may try to con you by saying...
IRS Updates Phone Scams Warning

IRS Updates Phone Scams Warning

The IRS is again warning the public about phone scams that continue to claim victims all across the country. In these scams, thieves make unsolicited phone calls to their intended victims. Callers fraudulently claim to be from the IRS and demand immediate payment of...
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