Many aspects of our lives, both personal and professional, are now online. This means that the risk of suffering a cyber attack – a hacker's attempt to damage or destroy a computer network or system – is higher than ever.
What's worse than being catfished? Being scammed out of money by someone you thought liked you. Romance scams are on the rise, and these shameless grifts cost consumers more money than other kind of internet fraud. Here's what you should watch out for if you're looking for love.
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Ever wonder if it's a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it's safe; your information probably isn't at risk as long as you connect to the right network. On the other hand, you might want to rethink plugging in your phone to one of those USB power charging stations at the gate.
One of the principle weapons used by online thieves is some sort of major event. It's why you see phishing attacks and malware distribution rings use events such as royal weddings, celebrity scandals and paparazzi photos as a tools for spreading malware. And online shopping events, like Click Frenzy, are also a prime tool used to part us from our hard-earned cash.