Sunday, 18 December 2011

Beware of Scams Targeting Cellphones and Social Networks Think Before You Click

The latest scams target cellphones and social networks.

Here's how to protect yourself. Consider "grandparent scams," in which con artists call senior citizens, often late at night. One of them poses as the victim's grandchild, often sounding like they are sobbing or extremely upset and say they are in jail or in trouble and need cash right away. "All scams have an emotional hook," says Peter Ziverts, vice president of policy development at Weste


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