Scams

Scams

Fake Uber Drivers Lurk at Airports

Summon an Uber or a Lyft car from the airport, and you could get taken for a ride in more…

Scams

Avoid The “Can You Hear Me” Scam

Scam alert: The “can you hear me?” phone call. How it works: An automated robocaller asks, "Can you hear me?"…

Scams

The Dangers of ATM Card Skimmers

Card skimmers are increasingly placing ATM and credit card users at risk for fraud. In this video, Adam Levin, chairman and…

Scams

Beware the Biggest Online Scams

Phishing scams, where an online thief impersonates a reputable authority in order to gain your money or log-in credentials, are…

Scams

Beware of Ransomware

In this video, Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout and author of Swiped, walks you through one of the…

Scams

How to Tell If a Website Is Secure

You can find a website for anything on Google, but can you trust these websites? Not necessarily says Adam Levin,…

Scams

Fake Jobs at Real Companies

Scammers are pretending that they work for well-known companies and then are stealing job seekers’ identities and savings. What happens:…

Scams

Fake Websites

Until recently, if you made a typo and left out the “c” when typing “Netflix.com” into a web browser, the…

Scams

Theft by Bank Tellers Is Spreading

A Chase Bank teller in White Plains, New York, took part in an ID-theft ring that stole more than $850,000 from…

Scams

Hidden Traps of Uber and Lyft

Uber and Lyft often are cheaper and more convenient than taxis. But in many cities and towns, these app-based services,…

Scams

Beware Uber and Netflix Scams

Hackers Are Stealing Your Logins Cyberthieves aren’t just invading financial accounts such as credit card and bank accounts—they also are…

Scams

Crowdfund Scams

Crowdfund websites such as Kickstarter.com and Indiegogo.com connect projects in need of funding, such as inventions and charitable causes, with…

Scams

Beware Reverse-Mortgage Ads

Reverse mortgages allow home owners age 62 and older to borrow against the value of their homes without any repayment…

Scams

New Credit Card Scam: Stealing Security Codes

The three- or four-digit security codes printed on credit and debit cards are meant to protect you from criminals who…

Scams

The Fake Survey Call

An automated call that claims to want your opinion actually might be after your money. Phone surveys are exempt from…