Hiya has released its first Global Robocall Radar Report, and the results are troubling. Global spam calls grew 325% to 85 billion calls.
William H. Webster, a former director of both the FBI and CIA, foiled a phone scammer who threatened him and his wife.
Over a number of weeks, Thomas, calling himself David Morgan, made a series of calls to the Websters, and they soon turned threatening: he described their house, and he said that if they didn’t hand over $6,000, he’d shoot them in the head or burn their house down, boasting that the FBI and CIA would never find him.
Can you imagine the look on that guy’s face when he learned who he threatened?
Brian Krebs reported today that a woman got an Apple Support scam via an automated phone call. And it looked like a legitimate call from Apple.
People have reported getting a fake receipt claiming to be a purchase confirmation by Apple.
The App Store has been getting an influx of scam subscriptions. These apps that intentionally trick users into paying for subscriptions.
A message from friends warning your Facebook account may have been hacked made the rounds over the weekend. It’s a scam.
A Houston man found out the hard way Apple doesn’t call you on the phone asking for money.
It included charges of conspiracy to commit identity theft, impersonation of an officer of the United States, wire fraud, and money laundering.
While many reading this article might think no one could fall for that, the Treasury Department reported more than $54 million has already been lost to the scam.
John Martellaro and the Maccast’s Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to look at ways to spot phishing emails, plus they discuss the conundrum of when to buy a new Apple Watch.
Apple IDs don’t expire. Even if you forgot your username and password, your Apple ID is still floating around in the ether. Apple doesn’t shut down IDs after a certain period of inactivity.
People are being telephoned by scammers claiming to be from “Apple Support,” “Apple Inc.,” or a local Apple Store.
Apple and Google just pulled 330 hundred binary option financial trading apps from their app stores after discovering they were scams.