iYogi Scam alerts
As they say, there’s no good without evil. Computers might have changed the face of the planet; since the advent of the Internet in the 1990s, communication and progress has undergone a tectonic shift. With the increasing popularity of Internet, the threat of viruses and of course-cybercrime has grown significantly. From small beginnings, the issue has assumed sinister proportions-a clever hacker is capable of bringing down an entire country, themes which have been explored in varied Hollywood blockbusters! But all is not lost yet. To combat this, iYogi is performing a service for all web users by bringing out its ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ series. This manual makes users aware of the many scams that populate the Internet.
In this digital era, the computer has become a necessity for all and security is a major concern for everyone who uses the Internet. The average user does not have much knowledge of the Internet and a clever hacker can easily take advantage of this to part him from his savings. This is where ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ comes in. Every day new scams keep popping all over the web. iYogi has taken upon itself to spread awareness of this menace so people stay safe while browsing online. And the process does not take long. All you have to do is to open up the iYogi website and navigate to ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ to read all about ways through which hackers bilk the gullible out of their hard-earned cash.
The main purpose of ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ is to protect you from cyber crooks. These days, scams like the Nigerian 419, online dating scams, lottery scams, fake antivirus scams, etc. have become quite common. We all know of someone who has, at one time or the other, fallen prey to these rogues. By going through our latest report on scams and frauds, you can get comprehensive information on the same. You can also get to read how people were defrauded of their savings or how the partner they were so desperately seeking over the Internet turned out to be a will of the wisp. Read ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ to get a clear picture of the online scam scenario as it exists today. Perhaps this will lead you to take precautions the next time you are faced with a mail that claims you have won the British lottery and to send over your personal details to get hold the money!
iYogi… has released a ‘Scam Alert’ on inheritance scam. Now-a-days, criminals have started playing with the judiciary. They send e-mail stating that someone with the same surname as yours or of a deceased has left millions behind, with no heir to hand over the amount. They create the trap in such a way that you tend to trust them and reveal personal information or pay a processing fee. These scammers
Online software scam takes place when ignorant users download pirated software online. iYogi Scam… Alerts tries to make users aware about fake software and tries to prevent them from falling a victim. Innocent users believe these scammers and buy their products which leads to theft of their personal information, such as security number and also credit card details. Selling OEM software at a very low price falls in these types
Video scam is one type of online scam. In this type, the scammers mostly depend on social networking websites. Here the scammers post an interesting link in other users’ status updates. Such types of links are just like a scam, which infect the whole PC and tries to extract the personal information. Sometimes, the victim is asked to install Java application or Adobe Flash Player in order to watch the…
We buy and sell commodities online through checks and credit cards. Anyone is free to advertise their products online and anyone can buy those products. iYogi scam… alerts series warns readers on fake check scams. These check scams target merchants and sellers who might show interest in the commodities displayed on your website and they usually send you fake checks with a higher amount. Innocent sellers bank the checks and
Security is a prime concern for anyone who uses the Internet because cyber crooks are always on the lookout to enter into a system and cull out sensitive information. This fear of web users becomes a reality in a fake antivirus scam wherein the scammers work in an organized manner. While the scammers try to sell their products to you, hackers and identity thieves try to access your personal information…
Phone scams are the latest to target computer users. As computer users have become aware of e-mail scams and other online frauds, phone scams have begun to become common. The scammer usually contacts the victim over the phone and tricks him/her into installing some malware or to extract sensitive information. This information is then used to hack into the system and steal data. iYogi…’s research on phone scams provide
Owning a domain name has become a priority to many, be it a firm or an individual. Fraudulent companies try to sell their fake domain names to those who are anxious about protecting their business. They will give you wrong information on the renewal of your domain. They will say that many other companies have already registered themselves to get your domain name while some will be ready to reserve…
iYogi released an alert on Mystery Shoppers Scam. Mystery Shopper offers jobs that are fun and Shopper’s can earn extra money too, this helps large companies to know more about their product and service. According to iYogi Scam… Alerts, the fraudsters take advantage of this and lure people. Scammers deliver a check to the applied person but the trick lies in the fact that the cheque sent by these scammers
iYogi… creates alerts for online dating scams to protect users from fraudulent activities flooding the online world. The online dating scam takes advantage of innocent online users in the United States and Western Europe who seek brides from Eastern Europe and use dating sites to communicate with prospective partners. Unfortunately, some of the women who are listed on these sites are not women at all. They are profiles set up
The 419 internet fraud involving the fictitious use of Nigerian royalty has been estimated to make as much as a million dollars a week on unsuspecting victims. The premise of the scam is simple and has tricked a large amount of people. Mass emails are sent out, generally at people with disposable income, which claim that royalty within Nigeria has millions of dollars which they need to transfer out of…