iYogi Scam Alerts
There was a time when theft was physical, in that, it involved the physical lifting and carrying away of valuable items, such as cash and jewelry. During those innocent days, the chance of being caught, unless the thief was very clever, was practically a cinch. But then came the Internet. With it, an entirely new type of crime came into being. It was termed cybercrime and the culprits were hard to catch. iYogi comes up with ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ series particularly to warn you about such rising threats and ways to keep you safe.
‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ informs you about the number of scams on the Internet that defies any headcount. Scams like the Nigerian scams, online dating scams, domain name scams, etc. are byproducts of the mushrooming of the Internet. It leads to financial as well as embarrassing personal losses for the affected individual. Many people are vulnerable to scammers when surfing the web. While others may give away their personal information when informed they have won the lottery or the like. The creator of such crimes is neither one person nor a conglomerate but faceless individuals in tatty bedrooms armed with only one weapon: the laptop. The anonymity of the Internet allows these people to fleece gullible Internet users while remaining out of reach of the law.
iYogi has created its series of ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ that help people understand about various scams that keep popping up all over the Internet. The Internet is a vast place and now-a-days people rely on it for all kinds of day-to-day activities, like shopping, paying bills, booking travel tickets, making reservations, etc. ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ is a platform, which brings together all types of Internet scams under one roof, so to speak, so that people do not make the same mistake, they did last time. ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ is a kind of educational portal where you not only get to learn about various scams but also the strategies that scammers use to separate you from your hard-earned assets.
We at iYogi are doing our bit to ensure, you stay safe while surfing. Such scams try to lure you by offering attractive deals and can even hack into your personal accounts. They can use your sensitive information for carrying out illegal activities. By perusing ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’, you can understand the enormous damage these scams can do. In short, if you wish to know all about the little tricks of safe online browsing, just open up ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ for a pleasant afternoon read!
Reports of phone scams have risen in the recent past. A phone scam is a peculiar type of scam in which the scammer is in direct contact with the victim over the phone and is tricked into providing details, such as passwords that can help the hacker gain access to the system. Phone scammers are [...]
iYogi informs about The Nigerian 419 Internet fraud which is online scam happening in unusual places. This type of a fraud asks a consumer to deposit money into their own bank account before sending the scam-artist a money order for all or a part of the funds that were deposited. When the banking transaction bounces, [...]
Every organization or association wishes that it is recognized on the Internet, but this is where the threat of domain name scam comes to the fore. Fake people or companies that aren”t genuine first lure others by offering registration for domain names and then they cheat them. In other cases, a fake registration company would [...]
iYogi has released an iYogi Scam Alert on online software scams that takes place on the Internet. Buying pirated software not only affects the computer but also exposes users’ personal information. These types of software are sold at a very low rate. Downloading such software is like to convert your computer into a robot controlled [...]
iYogi informs about ‘Inheritance scam’ and reveals behavior and motive of this ongoing scam. Misleading e-mails pretending to be from a trusted authorities are being circulated, stating that a friend of a deceased or a relative has left huge amount of money for you and you are requested to pay some processing fee or share [...]
Today”s computers and printers are so good that anyone can use them to design and print a fake check that looks realistic. Scammers take advantage of this as they use fake checks to make payments. These checks look so legitimate that even the bank teller may fail to identify them. But later when the check [...]
iYogi has released an alert on “Mystery Shoppers Scam.” They point out that this type of scam lure frequent shoppers to get a high pay and, keep the shopped stuff with them as a bonus. It sounds great to be getting paid for shopping and this is where scammer scores. According to iYogi Scam Alerts, [...]
Fake antivirus programs are software that looks like genuine antivirus programs but they actually cause scams in reality. They install themselves in a computer with the help of viruses. The fake software then intimates the user that their system is badly infected with malware and they request the user to purchase the full version of [...]
In today’s world, anyone with a computer and an Internet connection has almost certainly been subject to some form of online scams. Video scam is one such online scam. In this, scammers post an interesting link in other users’ status updates. When the user follows the link, it either leads to postings by default on [...]
”iYogi Scam Alerts” helps you to stay protected from online dating scams. The Internet is a vast place, and unfortunately it has a less number of honest people. Online dating scams are quite prevalent. It is quite easy for innocent and trusting people to get involved in something that is not legitimate. People visit dating [...]