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What are ‘vishing scams’ that start with a Namaste and end with monetary losses

vishing is a type of phone scam where the fraudster takes advantage of human error by calling and a…

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A millennial who'd bought 3 houses got scammed out of $60,000 buying her fourth — and it's more common than you might think

A day before Regina Smith was set to close on the house, she got an email saying to wire her $60,00…

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7 out of 10 Indians are unable to identify AI voice call scams, and half fall for scams with monetary losses

McAfee has released a report called ‘The Artificial Imposter,’ highlighting how the rise of artific…

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Quishing on the rise – Be alert while scanning payment QR codes

Digital payments have grown by leaps and bounds in India over the past few years, with unified paym…

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My dad almost paid a ransom after being told I was kidnapped — but it was all a scam

A daughter says her dad got a call saying she had been kidnapped. The scam demanded thousands in ra…

Conz Preti   


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The terrifying new AI scam

Scammers are using AI-generated voices of people's actual children to swindle them out of their cas…

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Explained: How AI is being used for scams and what you can do to protect yourself

Artificial intelligence or AI has been the buzzword all over the world in the last one year, since …

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A viral TikTok jewelry scam is sucking in customers with 'revenge' videos by creators who say they too were tricked

Customers of Trugala, Deraldi, and Vulosa were lured in with too-good-to-be-true discount codes, pr…

Lindsay Dodgson   


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Alia Bhatt gets mistaken for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan by paps at Met Gala 2023

Prabal has shared many pictures and videos of Alia on his Instagram account. Among those, there's a…

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The best deals to look out for during Amazon Great Summer Sale 2023

Amazon's summer sale will commence from May 4 to May 8, 2023, offering customers discounts on vario…

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Lunar Eclipse on 5 May - Here’s how you can watch it from India

If you have a clear sky during the night of May 5, you may be lucky to see a spectacular lunar ecli…

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Love is in the air, but so are scammers: Protect yourself from valentines day dating app frauds

Valentine's Day is a time for love and romance, but it can also be a time for scammers to take adva…

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Data breaches continue to be a problem, with one account being leaked every second in Q1 2023

Global data breaches decreased by 48.5% in the first quarter of 2023, according to a new report fro…

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What is phishing? Here's what you should know about the virtual scamming technique and how to protect yourself from data theft

Phishing is a form of cybercrime wherein emails from fake senders request your personal info. Here'…

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A millennial who's been applying to jobs for a year says he's encountered ghost jobs and scammers in his struggle to find a remote role

A Utah-based millennial was laid off from his tech job soon after he learned about a worrying healt…

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Life in the US got boring, so I moved to China. I'm lonely and single, but I plan to stay.

Danielle Marcano was bored of her life in Philadelphia and accepted a teaching job in China. She's …

Danielle Marcano   


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Apple, Samsung capture 58% of global tablet market

Apple, followed by Samsung, led the global tablet market in the first quarter of 2023, together mak…

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An innocent-looking Instagram trend could be a gift to hackers, according to a cyber-security expert

People are sharing their personal information to help users "get to know" them, but experts warn th…

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What is cryptocurrency? What to know about this increasingly popular digital currency before investing

Cryptocurrencies are decentralized, digital currencies that use blockchain technology to manage tra…

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A man rented a home and then impersonated the owner, applied for a mortgage, and stole the money, police say

A man impersonated the owner of the home he was renting in Toronto, Canada, to secure a mortgage on…

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