Yahoo Mail Scams: How to Avoid Phishing Website Links

Yahoo Mail Scams: How to Avoid Phishing Website Links

Posted September 27, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

People use Yahoo Mail on a daily basis to keep up with their friends, with business communications, or to view the latest advertisements to their favorite stores. However, scammers… Read More

Gmail Scams: How to Avoid Password Phishing Scams

Gmail Scams: How to Avoid Password Phishing Scams

Posted September 26, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

Many people use Gmail on a daily basis to check their email for the latest news and updates from their colleagues. However, scammers use email inboxes to trick their victims into o… Read More

Telephone Tuesday: How to Tell That Its a Scam Call

Telephone Tuesday: How to Tell That Its a Scam Call

Posted September 7, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

Imagine getting a phone call claiming that you're going to win money if you just hand over your personal and financial information. Would you hang up or stay on the line to receive… Read More

Labor Day Scams: Watch Out For Vacation Scams and Fake Websites!

Labor Day Scams: Watch Out For Vacation Scams and Fake Websites!

Posted September 6, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

Labor Day is meant to honor the contributions and sacrifices of American workers — both the past and present. It also marks the end of summer, which means you can go on your last… Read More

Investigating a Fake Website: How to Tell That a Website is Fake

Investigating a Fake Website: How to Tell That a Website is Fake

Posted September 1, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

At Social Catfish, we investigate a fake cryptocurrency website that was used to scam Patty in the previous episode. We log into her account and take a look at what made Patty susp… Read More

State of Internet Scams 2021

State of Internet Scams 2021

Posted August 24, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

A record $4.2 billion was lost by Americans to online scams in 2020, with victims often losing their life savings and taking their own lives. It accounts for more than half of the … Read More

Cheap Flight Day: Watch Out For Airline Ticket Scams!

Cheap Flight Day: Watch Out For Airline Ticket Scams!

Posted August 23, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

On Cheap Flight Day, we might see some deals on airline tickets that may seem irresistible, especially since pandemic restrictions are lifting. With the COVID-19 vaccine readily av… Read More

Online Shopping Scams To Avoid As a College Student

Online Shopping Scams To Avoid As a College Student

Posted August 20, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

Whether it’s your first or last year of college, it’s always exciting to shop for different school supplies online, including books, markers, or backpacks. While there are so m… Read More