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Buffalo, NY--Fake Facebook profiles are a problem nearly as old as the social media site itself. Brands and celebrity pages are particularly prone to copies. But scammer..
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Watch out for fake emails informing you that you are being summoned for a court appearance. The file attached to the fake email is actually malware.
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Everyone loves getting something for nothing. And scammers have been cashing in on that desire for a long time, through phone, email, text message... and now the new social media app Snapchat. Snapchat ..
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Using Caller ID spoofing technology and a look alike website, scammers are posing as Verizon Wireless and conning victims into sharing personal information.
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Just like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram before it, Pinterest is becoming a new outlet for scammers. Watch out for con artists who access users' accounts and pin spammy products.
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When the maker of the popular smartphone app, Flappy Bird, pulled the hit game after just a month, scammers rose up to meet demand. Unfortunately, some copies of the app come with undesirable side affects.
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