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internet safety

Who’s Emailing Me?

Have you been on the receiving end of unwanted emails from mystery senders lately? Are you finding an increasing number of strange messages bypassing your spam filters? While some may be harmless, you should be wary that some may have

How to Avoid Craigslist Scams

Are you searching for a job? A used car? A new apartment? A Blu-Ray copy of Air Bud 2: Golden Receiver? You can find it all on Craigslist. But as with online dating and unsolicited emails promising riches, internet classified ads can come…

Beware These 3 New Blackmail Scams

It's seems like these days every way you turn someone is trying to scam you, especially online. But the latest blackmail scams aren't necessarily online. The first one comes right to your mailbox. 1. The Bitcoin Blackmail Scheme A new…

Can You Erase Yourself from the Internet?

In the wake of revelations about how Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook consumer data, you're probably one of two minds. You're either resigned to the loss of privacy, or you want to erase yourself from the internet as much as possible.…

Top 3 Tips to Avoid Romance Scams

Looking for love online? Be careful.   According to the FBI, online dating scams (or “romance scams”) are on the rise, and it’s no wonder. As dating apps and sites like Tinder, OKCupid, and Bumble continue to grow in popularity, more…

Can You Spot Fake Dating Profiles?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans using an online dating site, you may have come across a few profiles that looked a little...fishy. Perhaps the profile pic seemed unusual, or maybe the bio had an odd detail or two. Either way, you…

Don’t Fall for These Dating Scams

According to Consumer Reports, 12% of people have been scammed on dating sites. A popular victim stereotype is the middle-aged woman over 50 with fading good looks. But in reality the victims of dating scams defy stereotype — they include…

The 5 Biggest Fears of Every Parent

Becoming a parent means accepting a life that revolves around your child. You strive to teach them everything you can, make them feel loved, and keep them safe. With the current environment, it’s no surprise parental fears are running high.…