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Top Online Scams and How to Avoid Internet Scams
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Top Online Scams and How to Avoid Internet Scams

Although we genuinely hope that the Internet is a safe place where you can avoid becoming a victim of any form of online fraud, it's always a good idea to "reality check" before moving on. Unsavory characters aiming to steal our most valuable personal information may make us into simple targets. Nowadays, criminals have more access to our private lives, offices, and homes. We can't really change anything about it either. Attack strategies and tools range from conventional attack vectors, which rely on malicious software and flaws in almost all programmes and apps (even in the widely used Windows operating systems), to cunning phishing schemes launched from remote locations where the law cannot easily be enforced to apprehend the eventual offenders. As alarming as it may sound, millenni...