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iYogi constantly endeavors to make people aware of online scams, which are mushrooming at an alarming rate. For the same we have started the ”iYogi Scam Alerts” series that provides complete information on various scams and frauds. ”iYogi Scam Alerts” series can help you to gain in-depth understanding about scams that are meant to cheat you of your hard earned money in various ways. In this series we have also discussed preventive measures that can help one combat the authors of these malicious tactics. By going through the “iYogi Scam Alerts” series and reading about our latest reports on scams, you can get to know about notorious scams, like online dating scams, fake antivirus scams, and many more. Of all these scams, perhaps the best-known is the Nigerian 419 scam. Reams have been written about the people who end up being swindled by these fraudsters. The people who run these scams trick innocent people by offering fake deals. And since they are Internet savvy, they do not leave any trace of their activity. Many of them even function without an IP address, so the question of tracking them down does not arise. These people are professionals who have refined the science of Internet scamming to a fine art.

“iYogi Scam Alerts series is a one-stop shop where you can learn about these kinds of scams and gain insight into ways that help you stay protected. Since these scamsters keep devising ever new ways to fleece gullible Internet users, the need for something like iYogi Scam Alerts series is a step in the right direction. We advise you to take precautions when you surf the web as you could easily fall a victim to online scams. You just have to follow some basic rules when you surf the net. For instance, while surfing, if you get an e-mail that is soliciting your help in removing a vast sum of money from a foreign country, or something which says you have won millions in the lottery, it should automatically raise red flags. Most people lose their common sense when faced by such a mail. They happily give away their personal information (e-mail, credit card numbers, bank account numbers, etc.) and end up whining after they have been scammed. Go to any Internet site where people post such hard luck tales, and you will find these stories are legion.

There is no end to the number of posts that purportedly try to show iYogi as a scam. Mostly these are created by people with vested interests, third-party individuals and sundry competitors to downgrade iYogi.
These phoney iYogi scam posts, slyly inserted comments and sites are attempts by scam artists to mislead genuine customers and lead them astray.
iYogi stands head and shoulders above other tech service providers and is…

Apart from e-mails and online scams, phone scams have also become very common in the recent past. Such scams are designed to trick users into providing information which might help hackers gain control of the victim’s computer and aid in stealing sensitive information. Specifically trained callers are used for this purpose and they are very difficult to differentiate from genuine professionals calling on behalf of a company. iYogi has done…

As the number of Internet users is increasing, domain name scams are now becoming more common. This type of scam involves fake sellers who persuade potential customers into paying for fake domains or domains that are already registered with other users. Those who carry out domain name scams usually ask people to buy domains within a short span of time.
Scammers cheat people in the name of providing identity to…

Antivirus programs can be best described as software that can protect computers from harmful malware infections. The ever-growing demand for antivirus programs has prompted malware developers to create fake antivirus programs. The malware look like genuine antivirus programs but they are malware. They infect a computer without the user”s consent and in some cases, the malware even render a system inoperable. iYogi has done extensive research on fake antivirus scams…

With more and more people falling prey to fake check scams, iYogi has released a report on iYogi Scam Alerts series that informs users how such scams work and offers tips to steer clear of them. Predators of this scam targets people who are trying to sell expensive items online.
The scammers mostly operate from abroad where they work with impunity. They try to reach people who will easily get hooked…

Get iYogi scam alerts on online dating scams and frauds to keep you protected and secure online. In the past, dating was something done in person, basically face to face. But in today’s technological environment, online dating is in vogue. Meeting people over the Internet is becoming easier and less risky. With the increase of online dating, the vulnerabilities of the online dating scam are on the rise. One of…

Nigerian 419 Internet fraud is a scam where a Web user is asked to join their name to a bad financial transaction. The scamster normally arrives in an emailed communication that asks for help during an emergency. Consumers are asked to deposit money into their own bank accounts or to, otherwise, become involved in bad financial transactions.
When consumers deposit money into their own bank accounts, this money is available…

Mystery Shopper offers jobs that are fun and Shopper”s can earn extra money too, this helps large companies to know more about their products and services. Many scammers use this as a trick to lure people and take money out of their pockets. ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ points out about these online companies that advertise “Mystery Shopper Jobs” but all of them are not legitimate.
In today”s world, everyone likes shopping…

iYogi has issued an iYogi Scam Alert on online software scams. In these scams, if the victim downloads or buys a fake version of the original software from the Internet, it may lead to loss of his personal information and also lead to his PC getting infected with viruses. One must always be alert when purchasing software online. This Alert has been released to educate readers about existing scams and to prevent…

The latest ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ invites attention of the Internet users on inheritance scams. This is one of the latest scam detected, which may try to steal your money or other personal information claiming that you may have one of your long relative in any distant place, who had died and you have to share your personal or banking details to claim his property inheritance. These types of surprising calls…

 

 

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