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Google blocking 18 million scam emails related to coronavirus daily

It also blocked more than than 240M daily spam messages linked to the virus

Coronavirus panic is creating a scammer’s paradise. Don’t let your guard down

Email phishing attempts are likely to rise, says cybersecurity expert

Shark Tank host just lost nearly $400,000 in an email scam

Barbara Corcoran's bookkeeper was tricked into wiring the cash to fraudsters

Phishing scam costs a Texas school district more than $2 million

A Texas school district has revealed it was recently tricked into handing over more than $2 million in an email phishing scam. The FBI is now investigating the incident.

Mac attack: Mac phishing attacks rising at an alarming rate

Macs are at increasing risk of phishing attacks, according to a Kaspersky report, suggesting your sensitive information could be at risk.

Hundreds arrested in global effort to tackle email scammers

More than 280 alleged email scammers have been arrested in a global effort to crack down on the problem. The FBI said the cybercriminals tricked people and businesses into sending cash via wire transfers.

Amazon sellers had funds stolen by hackers in extensive six-month fraud

Amazon sellers have been targeted by hackers in a fraud that saw sales revenue and loans stolen from their accounts. The crime is reported to have continued for six months before it was discovered.The post Amazon sellers had funds stolen by hackers in extensive six-month fraud appeared first on Digital Trends.

Big phish: Report shows PayPal, Bank of America, Apple are top phishing targets

A new report out by Area 1 Security finds that PayPal is one of the largest targets for phishing attacks. Other brands that were on the list include Apple, Bank of America, and Microsoft.The post Big phish: Report shows PayPal, Bank of America, Apple are top phishing targets appeared first on Digital Trends.

Don’t be fooled! Study exposes most popular phishing email subject lines

Phishing emails are on the rise and a new study out by the cybersecurity company Barracuda has exposed some of the most common phishing email subject lines used to exploit businesses. The post Don’t be fooled! Study exposes most popular phishing email subject lines appeared first on Digital Trends.

Apple Store in Southern California Warning Customers About Fraudulent Phone Calls

Apple is warning customers who receive unsolicited phone calls claiming to be from the Apple Store at The Americana at

Apple Store in Southern California Warning Customers About Fraudulent Phone Calls

Apple is warning customers who receive unsolicited phone calls claiming to be from the Apple Store at The Americana at

Microsoft Security reports a massive increase in malicious phishing scams

Microsoft's most recent security report found phishing scams on the rise by up to 250 percent. Despite using machine learning to fight these scams, phishing attacks are becoming more complex and remain a serious security threat.The post Microsoft Security reports a massive increase in malicious phishing scams appeared first on Digital Trends.

What is phishing? Here’s everything you need to know

Have you ever dealt with a nuisance call pretending to be from your bank? An email offering you millions? A bizarre website redirect? Then chances are you've been the targeting of a phishing attack. But what is phishing, really?The post What is phishing? Here’s everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.

How good are you at spotting phishing scams? Take this quiz to find out

Are you able to discern between a legitimate email and one that's a scam designed to phish for your personal information? Google created an online quiz with tips to help you better understand phishing so you don't become a victim.The post How good are you at spotting phishing scams? Take this quiz to find out appeared first on Digital Trends.

New phishing scam targeting iPhone users looks like a real Apple Support call

A new phishing scam may trick some iPhone owners because it looks like an official call from Apple Support. The sophisticated scheme, reported by Krebs on Security, requests its targets to call a 1-866 number.The post New phishing scam targeting iPhone users looks like a real Apple Support call appeared first on Digital Trends.

Apple Phishing Scams Growing More Advanced, With Latest Spoofing Apple Phone Numbers

Phishing scams attempting to get info out of Apple users are nothing new, but scammers are growing more clever and

Scammers’ latest phishing attacks are using that little green padlock to fool you

Don't be fooled by the green padlock logo in your URL bar. In the latest phishing scam, hackers have begun relying on secure HTTPS connections to fool users into believing that the fraudulent site they're visiting is legitimate.The post Scammers’ latest phishing attacks are using that little green padlock to fool you appeared first on Digital Trends.

How to protect yourself from cell phone phishing attacks

Scams and phishing attacks are on the rise around the world, and it's easy to fall prey if you're not aware of particular types of attacks. Here's how you can protect yourself from cell phone phishing attacks.The post How to protect yourself from cell phone phishing attacks appeared first on Digital Trends.

Smishing sounds funny, but it’s a serious threat to your phone’s security

We all know phishing is a huge security problem, but most people still believe it’s a problem limited to email. According to new reports, however, phishing scams are attempting to exploit your trust in text messages.The post Smishing sounds funny, but it’s a serious threat to your phone’s security appeared first on Digital Trends.

Smishing sounds funny, but it’s a serious threat to your phone’s security

We all know phishing is a huge security problem, but most people still believe it’s a problem limited to email. According to new reports, however, phishing scams are attempting to exploit your trust in text messages.The post Smishing sounds funny, but it’s a serious threat to your phone’s security appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Four ways to choose the best web design agency for you

You probably know someone who is a web designer. If you do a simple search for web design London, you’re likely to get hit by numerous results for many design firms, online specialists, and even app developers. The most confusing thing is that all these agencies will tout their services as the best, but you must put your hard-earned resources at work with the best agency.If you don’t get it right the first time, you will not only pay top dollar for poor services, but you may also end up with a website that will not meet your needs or that of your business. If you want to save yourself all this hassle, all you need to do is follow the simple tips we provide below to get you the best web design agency that’ll fulfill your requirements and meet your needs.Experience and ExpertiseBefore you contract an agency to design your agency, you must ask for proof of their relevant experience. Even if you can only contact them online, ask them to point you in the direction of recent similar work. Once they do, you will be able to go through their work and check whether they will be suitable for you and deliver high-quality work. The only exception to the rule when it comes to a potential agency offering work samples is if your project is unique.Your BudgetBefore you speak to a potential agency, you should have an idea of what a comfortable budget looks like to you. Just because you want excellent services doesn’t mean that you should pay the highest quote. To make the most of your budget and have a clear picture of what you should pay for web design services, consider how long your project will take.Once you have an idea of the number of hours, consider how long your project will take. Once you know the number of hours your project may take, you can multiply this by regular industry hourly rates. This will give you a general idea of how much you should spend on your project.TechnologyDifferent web design services are specialists in specific technologies. For instance, some are experts at frameworks or programming languages and have loads of experience working on them. When choosing such agencies, you want to ensure that the technology they offer you is scalable and portable.This will ensure that if there are any future changes, then you can do them quickly. When it comes to scalability, the technology you choose must grow with your site as you get more traffic and introduce new customers.Reviews From Past CustomersBefore choosing a web design agency, you must consider what previous clients had to say about them. If the agency has nothing to hide about their work, they will have no problem introducing you to their past clients. It is also essential that you use their website and search for any comments or reviews that their clients have made. You have to make sure that you put your project into the hands of people that you can trust. Whatever your agency promises you, they should be able to deliver.EDITOR NOTE: This is a promoted post and should not be viewed as an editorial endorsement.

Verizon streamlines data plans for connected devices

Verizon has offered up new Unlimited data plans for connected devices such as smartwatches, laptops, tablets, and mobile hotspots.With the introduction of a new $30 monthly plan, Verizon now offers three different Unlimited options for its subscribers. Select plans will include access to 5G Ultra Wideband.Here’s a quick breakdown of how things look as of today.$10 UnlimitedSmartwatches: Unlimited 4G LTE with 15GB premium data and unlimited talk/text.$20 UnlimitedTablets: Unlimited 4G LTE plus 15GB premium data, unlimited mobile hotspot with 15GB 4G LTEJetpacks, MiFis, Hotspots: Unlimited mobile hotspot with 15GB 4G LTE$30 Unlimited PlusTablets: Unlimited 5G Ultra Wideband, unlimited 4G LTE with 30GB premium data, and 30GB of 4G LTEJetpacks, MiFis, Hotspots: Unlimited 5G Ultra Wideband, unlimited mobile hotspot with 30GB 4G LTEThe aforementioned prices are per month with an existing phone on an Unlimited plan. Customers who sign up for a Do More or Get More plan get a 50% discount on the three connected device plans.The rate plans are in effect as of September 17.

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