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Avoid This Fake Zoom Meeting Invite Phishing Scam

The popularity of Zoom—the world’s number one most-downloaded app in 2020—has made it a target for phishing attacks, and the Better Business Bureau is now warning users to avoid sketchy meeting invites that could actually infect your system with malware. Here’s what you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Watch Out for Fake COVID-19 Testing Sites

Don’t fall for the fake drive-through coronavirus testing sites that have been cropping up in recent weeks. Yes, that’s right—according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), scammers are dressing up like medical professionals and conducting fake, unsanitary tests for money and identity theft, while possibly spreading…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Watch Out for Fake COVID-19 Testing Sites

Don’t fall for the fake drive-through coronavirus testing sites that have been cropping up in recent weeks. Yes, that’s right—according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), scammers are dressing up like medical professionals and conducting fake, unsanitary tests for money and identity theft, while possibly spreading…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Watch Out for Fake COVID-19 Testing Sites

Don’t fall for the fake drive-through coronavirus testing sites that have been cropping up in recent weeks. Yes, that’s right—according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), scammers are dressing up like medical professionals and conducting fake, unsanitary tests for money and identity theft, while possibly spreading…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Get Ready for Gift Card Scams This Holiday Season

The IRS is warning consumers about an uptick in gift card scams, in which scammers pose as a government agent or a bill collector and ask you to pay for a made-up charge with a gift card. Just remember—anyone who insists that you pay by gift card is a scammer.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Spot the Latest Netflix Phishing Scam

Everyone loves Netflix, especially when they don’t have to pay for it. That’s why you’re sharing someone else’s account, right? Well, scammers love free Netflix, too, and a new phishing attack could get you to give up your precious user name and password, as well as other critical information you wouldn’t want others…Read more… Continue […]

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Don’t Share a Screenshot of Your Stimulus Payment Online

I haven’t gotten my IRS stimulus check yet; every time I check the IRS’s Get My Payment site, I get the message “we cannot determine your eligibility for a payment at this time.” I’m not the only one in this particular pickle, which is why people have been visiting sites like Reddit’s r/stimuluscheck subreddit to…Read […]

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Don’t Share a Screenshot of Your Stimulus Payment Online

I haven’t gotten my IRS stimulus check yet; every time I check the IRS’s Get My Payment site, I get the message “we cannot determine your eligibility for a payment at this time.” I’m not the only one in this particular pickle, which is why people have been visiting sites like Reddit’s r/stimuluscheck subreddit to…Read […]

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