Among the recent targets of Web criminals are students, renters, and romance-seekers; everyone is at risk though, so keep your defenses up, up, up.
When you click or press the Like button, you may be disclosing more about yourself than you imagine. You may also be contributing to the bank accounts of Internet scammers.
Black Friday brings out both bargain hunters and scammers in droves. CNET's Sumi Das shares tips on how to protect your identity and how to separate the not-to-be-missed offers from the suspicious deals.
The Christmas season is upon us, and so are the Grinches that accompany it.
The trade agency says the accused sent more than 180 million spam text messages falsely promising free gift cards.
Where there are people willing to spend money, you will also find those even more willing to trick them out of it; and as they say, a fool and his money are soon parted, whether it be over a shoddy knock-off or an out-and-out scam.
Twitter users are an increasingly attractive target for online ne'er-do-wells. One company is filtering tweets to analyze the problem--and help develop safeguards.
The federal group overseeing the administration of funds from the 2008 bailout shuts down mortgage scams on Bing and Yahoo. The group targeted similar ads on Google last week.
According to a study, men are especially likely to fall for a heinous Facebook scam if they believe that the person at the other end of their laptop is a sexy female.