Category: Protection

Last week, the the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that consumers keep an eye out for calls from SSA Customer Service. The SSA began receiving an increase in reports regarding the calls and are warning consumers to hang-up immediately. According to the SSA, “These reports indicate the calls display the 1-800-772-1213, SSA’s national customer service…

As if the worry of whether or not their power lines could withstand the madness of Hurricane Lane these past few weeks, Hawaii’s Electric companies, just can’t get a break as scammers are now targeting Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawai’i Electric Light, by demanding payments in bitcoin, a digital currency, or else their services…

With the first day of school just around the corner, it seems like scammers ended summer break early as they’ve already gotten a head start on targeting college students with a number of back to school scams. To help prevent you ambitious students with any additional stress this school year, here’s a list of the…

Microsoft Tech Support Scams have become a growing epidemic affecting over 13,000 victims a month. Scammers use different tactics to trick victims into paying for unnecessary technical support service. They will claim they’ve been notified of so-called problems that need to be fixed on a victims device, platform, or software. Victims are contacted by scammers…

If you’ve received an unexpected call from AT&T’s Customer Service, guess what you’re being SPOOFED by scammers! Posing as AT&T Customer Service agents, scammers are using robocall technology to contact AT&T customers and notify that there has been an issue with their internet service due to a security breach. The targeted customer is then asked…

With over 300 million customer accounts for the picking, it’s not a surprise that scammers have been targeting Amazon sellers and customers. Amazon Sellers Beware Scammers are actively calling Amazon sellers to access their personal accounts. Sellers are asked to log into a fake site with their username and password. This then gives scammers access…