Google is planning to open Gmail and YouTube to kids under the age of 13. While the company will restrict this king's ransom of new clicks to kid-friendly content, hackers could well have a field day.
Today's scammers -- especially those preying on seniors or the socially isolated -- are incredibly skilled.
Many people like me know little or nothing about their cars and don't understand what is being done to them, so they can easily be persuaded to get repairs they don't need or be subjected to other scams.
But if you think you're protected from losing cash by using a debit card, perhaps you need to rethink your definition of protection. Debit cards get scammed the same as credit cards, but that's where the similarity ends.
I used to hear stories about people who have been scammed on Craigslist and I'd think, "What idiots! How can people fall for such obvious hoaxes?" I can now classify myself as one of those idiots.
There's one born every minute. Many scammers use the names of valid lottery organizations, but this doesn't mean the legit entities are involved. The latest con is to tell someone they won a Powerball jackpot while planning on stealing their identity.
Need cash fast? You aren't alone. Many people find themselves in a bind with payday looming far ahead. Payday loan services offer the cash you need right away. However, it is important not to let the allure of fast money get in the way of your common sense.
If you get a bad feeling about the way someone's acting, the way the vehicle drives, the story you're being told about the reason for the sale, the fact that the seller's a Raiders fan -- whatever -- listen to your gut. There are millions of cars in the world. You can always find another one.
We've heard about the most spectacular falls -- such as Mike Tyson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar -- but, unfortunately, this sad outcome is far from rare.
Not only did my undercover work fail to provide a way of breaking into writing, it proved that my husband is right and that I shouldn't rely on online reviews if I'm looking for a new air conditioning unit or appliance to give as a wedding gift.
Identity theft is everywhere and takes many forms and new scams are appearing every day.
If you are having difficulty making your mortgage payments or possibly facing foreclosure on your home, you're not alone. And unfortunately, there are some opportunists who know it and may try to take advantage of you.
How low can scammers go? The latest is phony Facebook profiles that use identities of deceased victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 -- claiming th...
Summertime is here -- and that means sunshine and vacations. Most people love summertime, including scammers! Hackers can use this time to take advantage while we are planning vacations or on vacation or just enjoying fun in the sun. Here are some key scams to watch out for this summer.
Do they not understand there are more costs to bringing a product to market beyond the cost of a single ingredient? Is anyone shocked that it's ultimately cheaper to make everything at home?
Sadly, servicemembers, veterans and their families are sometimes targeted by cons who seek to take advantage of their service. These frauds can take a variety of forms. Servicemembers need tools to protect themselves from fraudsters who will continue to try to take advantage.