iYogi Fraud Protection Alerts

WhatsApp’s new calling feature is exciting, isn’t it? But beware; a new kind of fraud is knocking your door in form of WhatsApp calling upgrade! Fraudsters have finally come up with a new scary tactic to con the users by misleading the name of WhatsApp and carry out a mass spam email campaign. They are sending hoax e-mails pretending to be from WhatsApp and are attempting to install malware on…
Is your shopping spree taking a toll on your wallet? Are you looking for free shopping coupons to get discounts on your shopping expense bills? Beware! It might be possible that the coupon offered to you is not legitimate; in fact, it could be part of a fraud trick to fleece your personal details. Always look for specific details of the shopping coupon before handing over any personal information. In…
Do you book your tickets online? Beware Internet Ticket Fraudsters who are out there waiting to cheat you. The websites that these fraudsters create look very genuine and you can be fooled very easily. You may end up receiving fake tickets or you may not receive your tickets at all. Not only will you lose your money, you will miss your favorite shows too. iYogi Alerts caution you to watch…
iYogi has released alerts for the emerging fraud in the Internet world, that is, online automotive fraud. Online automotive frauds have been increasing at an alarming rate. In this type of fraud, fraudster usually posts a vehicle for sale on a website that actually does not exist. Such vehicles can be a sports car or luxury car, and is advertised at a very low price as compared to the market…
iYogi helps you to learn more about protecting yourself from Internet auction frauds. The Federal Trade Commission receives several complaints about Internet auction frauds throughout the year. Consumer complaints include cases of non-receipt of paid-for goods, delivery delays, and delivery of defective goods. Awareness of different types of Internet auction fraud would help you from being scammed by all the fraudsters. In case you want to participate in an Internet…
Get iYogi alerts on browser fraud to keep you protected and secure while online. Browser fraud is a major problem for Internet users around the world. The fraud is perpetrated by individuals who use malicious software to hijack a computer user”s system. Without the user”s knowledge, the software installs itself and starts working. A person”s browser might get redirected automatically to a certain site that the user would normally not…
Scammers are always on the lookout for ways to fool innocent people by promising extraordinary rate of returns. Internet Ponzi Fraud is one such fraudulent activity in which spammers make use of online advertisements and e-mails to lure people into money investment schemes by assuring them of high returns. People, who have the desire to earn quick money, mostly fall prey to Internet Ponzi Fraud. Internet Ponzi Fraud schemes exist…
People willing to do part time jobs mainly prefer to do online jobs. The fraudsters gather your information like your financial details stating that this information is required for processing your salary, and so on. But the fact is that they use financial details to defraud you. Your bank account will be depleted. After completing their task the work-at-home fraudsters change their number and address. Read more… Jason Clark, Seattle…
Fraudsters active on the Internet always try to come up with new ways to rob people off their hard-earned money. The latest online scam is charity fraud. As the name suggests, kind-hearted people who are willing to give charity to anyone in need are targeted in this kind of fraud. The scammers establish contact with those who are willing to pay and then they convince them to make the payment…
With the advent of e-retail, selling goods online and receiving payments via credit cards have become common. iYogi Alerts on credit card fraud are meant to warn merchants of the hidden dangers in online transactions and they help in creating more awareness. In credit card frauds, a person’s credit card information is stolen and it is used to purchase goods from online retailers. The retailer comes to know of the…