To avoid being hacked, users of iPhone, Android, and Gmail should check for these messages RIGHT NOW.
As we get closer to Black Friday and the holiday gift-giving season, be on the lookout for online frauds.
This time of year, fraudsters are more likely to promote bogus offers or pretend to sell things.
Fortunately, there are a few telltale signals that these scams are taking place.
“If an offer appears too good to be true, it typically is,” Unisys tech analyst Mathew Newfield told Digital Journal.
Keep a look out for phony discounts and huge discounts.
You might lose a lot of money if you fall for a fraudulent deal, and your personal information could be taken as well.
You should also be wary of persons contacting you via social media or email claiming to be selling popular Christmas items.
Always be sure you can confirm a seller’s legitimacy by reading reviews or purchasing from a well-known retailer.
You should also read customer reviews before purchasing a product.
Check the email addresses of anyone who sends you a message to see whether they’re attempting to resemble a business.
You should never give out personal information, such as your bank information, to anyone you don’t know.
Be aware of emails that try to persuade you to open a file or click on a questionable link.
Hackers utilize these techniques to install malware on your device.
You should also be wary of deal notifications that try to place you under time constraints.
Scammers frequently try to persuade you to make a snap decision so they can catch you off guard before you have a chance to think.
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