Scam Alert: False Google Details

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If you don’t know something, Google it. We trust Google to provide us the information we’re looking for, but unfortunately, not everything you find online can be trusted – not even, it seems, something as innocent as contact details of banks. Their Modus Operandi Thanks to widespread awareness of fraud tactics, more people have wizened […]


Facebook’s Profile Picture Guard

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The risk of Facebook identity theft may hopefully become a thing of the past with Facebook finally playing a pro-active measure in the prevention of identity theft, or more specifically in this case, photo theft. How Does It Work? Your friends recognise your Facebook profile primarily through your mutual friends, profile photos, and uploaded photos. […]


Scam Alert! Google Docs Email Phishing Scam

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Google Docs is a convenient online-based word processor that can be accessed across all your Internet-enabled devices, essentially allowing you to say bye-bye to cases of forgetting your pendrive. It also makes group collaborations so much easier, since multiple users can work on the same document and update it in real time, simply by accepting […]


Scam Alert: Missed Call Trap!

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A new call scam is in the air, and hundreds of people have been hit. This time, it entails missed calls from a free phone-forwarding service, allegedly from the United Kingdom (UK), bearing numbers starting with “+447”. Educate yourself about this scam so that you don’t fall victim to it! The Area Code +44 is […]


The Best Way to Keep Your Phone Spam-Free

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Your mailbox is now smart enough to more or less reliably separate spam from your regular emails. Unfortunately, the same can yet be said for spam SMSes to your phone number, unless enough complaints have been lodged for your service provider to react. If they haven’t, though, here’s what you can do about it — […]


Gooligan Alert!

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Featured image via MBedded Are you running on Android 4 or 5, Jellybean, KitKat, or Lollipop? Then beware, because a new malware is in town, and it seems to have Asians as its primary targets. Its name is Gooligan, first detected in August 2015, and it is now tool behind the successful infection of 1.3 […]