Scams

Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Shopping Scams

Tips for Avoiding Cyber Monday Scams Avoid scams on Monday so you don’t have a terrible Tuesday by Andy O’Donnell Are you opting in for the deals that hit the online retailers on what has become known as Cyber Monday? Be careful. Cyber Monday has become such a big deal that scammers and hackers are now targeting […]

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BFCM Scams

BFCM Shopping Scams [Video]

Watch out for these Black Friday and Cyber Monday (BFCM) shopping scams Scammers Scammers are looking to win big this weekend as Amazon comes to Australia, so be wary of deals which seem too good to be true. Everyone loves a bargain, especially in the lead up to Christmas, and scammers are banking on the […]

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links

STOP Clicking Links [Video]

STOP Clicking Links and Sharing Until You Have Read This or if you prefer “Think Before You Start Clicking” What is Clickbaiting? Alternatively referred to as link bait, clickbait or click bait is a term used to describe a type of hyperlink on a web page that entices a visitor to click to continue reading an […]

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scams

Make Money Online Scams [Video]

25 Money making scams that make me sick I had pulled this article off the site some time back because I thought that it was actually helping the scammers out there. But on second thought, even if 10% of the people reading this prevent these scams from working, then I think that I can justify […]

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Tech Support Scams [Video]

Technical support scams – Avoiding Cybercriminals don’t just send fraudulent email messages. They might call you on the telephone and claim to be from Microsoft. They might also setup websites with persistent pop-ups displaying fake warning messages and a phone number to call and get the “issue” fixed. They might offer to help solve your […]

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Trading

Trading Scams Fraud [Video]

Trading – Investor Alert Binary Options and Fraud The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Office of Consumer Outreach (CFTC) are issuing this Investor Alert to warn investors about fraudulent promotion schemes involving binary options and binary options trading platforms. These schemes allegedly involve, among other things, the […]

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resources

ICFO Resources Directory

Our ICFO Resources Provide Additional Insight and Help to Increase Awareness of the Problems Associated with Internet Crime for Children, Family, and Business Share with Family and Friends Have something to add, feel free to add comment We strive to maintain links but changes happen, drop a comment for broken links Resources (Right Click On […]

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shopping

Shopping Online Scams [Video]

Online shopping scams Online shopping scams involve scammers pretending to be legitimate online sellers, either with a fake website or a fake ad on a genuine retailer site. How this scam works While many online sellers are legitimate, unfortunately, scammers can use the anonymous nature of the internet to rip off unsuspecting shoppers. Fake retailer […]

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social

Social Media Scams [Video]

Social Media Scams  90% firms see social media as a big risk area for cyber crime: EY report Over 90% of Indian businesses identified social media as a ‘precarious platform spurring new-age cyber threats’, according to the report Rozelle Laha   The report quoted a McAfee study to say that India is estimated to be […]

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MLM

Multi-Level Marketing MLM [Video]

  MLM or Network Marketing: Worth It, or Too Good to Be True? 6 Questions to Check Out an MLM/Network Marketing Opportunity By Scott Allen   “Become a Millionaire!” “Make Money 24 Hours a Day” “Instant Success!” The headlines are certainly enticing, especially in today’s troubled economic climate. The idea of making money right away […]

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