online fraud

In this age of social media, be cautious about what you put online via social media. Your vacation plans, purchases, identity of family members, birthdays, or special interests can all be fodder for enterprising fraudsters. Also avoid clicking on links on social media sites.
Online beau promised a gold ring with her name spelled out in diamonds.
Though I will never justify any student engaging in cheating, I also must ask what we as educators and educational policy maker are doing that lowers students' zest for learning.
The credit card scam that has not received much attention is the one where clients and customers obtain products and services by charging a card and later claiming fraud to get their money back.
As most Americans log on after a long holiday weekend from work, they are eager for all kinds of sales and savings. They probably aren't thinking about cyberterrorists, rogue states, and great powers eager to take the U.S.A. down a peg or two. But maybe they should.
Who fits the profile of a scam victim? Roughly 34 million people -- according to a just-released AARP report, Caught in the Scammer's Net. The report finds that 15 online behaviors and life situations may significantly increase a person's vulnerability to online fraud -- and nearly one in five American adults engage in at least seven of them.
In today's "big data" world, businesses are increasingly basing corporate and marketing decisions on the information obtained through social and behavioral data. However, should this data be outdated, inauthentic or fraudulent, serious and detrimental results can occur.
It's not just small companies that have security breaches. Even Fortune 500s and government agencies are regularly breached. As a consumer, make sure that you understand the risks to your personal and financial data.
After all, wasn't it my fault in a way, for making this woman fall in love? Here was this poor heartbroken woman who had convinced herself she was in love with a man -- a man that looked exactly like me. Did that implicate me in her predicament?
The only thing that prevents a person from committing Internet fraud is conscience, and between cyber crime and TV networks that seek to base afternoon talk shows on this topic, there seems to be very little of that going around.
"He called and you wanted to call him back," Hansen says. "You had that feeling of you had to talk to him." If there is such
The report also notes that, while all demographics are vulnerable, criminals tend to prey on those who are over 40, divorced
Some people in SoCal just can't live without a Louis Vuitton purse, like 28-year-old Judy Nguyen of Anaheim. She was arrested
Google is profiting from ads for illegal products generated by its flagship automated advertising system, the BBC has found
Despite a Grinch-like economy last holiday season, Internet shoppers spent $33 billion in November and December 2010 — and
When Juliette Kimoto took to the stage to accept her crown as Mrs. Nevada in 2006, she seemed an obvious fit for the coveted
Even the most tech-savvy among us sometimes fall prey to online scammers, so if your parents or grandparents have recently taken the online plunge, here are some safety tips you can share.
The SEC alleged that Lambros D. Ballas engaged in a fraudulent scheme to manipulate the stock price of multiple publicly traded companies by disseminating phony press releases and then hyping them on Internet bulletin boards.
More than 1,000 websites that claim to sell cut-price designer goods have been shut down in the biggest police operation