You’ve probably heard this phrase many times before: if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is! Scams, frauds and hoaxes are everywhere, especially online.
The world we live in today requires us to be careful at each step we take, so we surround our lives with all kinds of security measures. The same way we use a house alarm to protect our homes, we use an antivirus to secure our computers. But is that enough?
Well, not exactly. How many people with an antivirus protection on their PCs were the victims of identity thefts or man-in-the-middle attacks? That’s right, plenty.
So here are some typical examples of online scams you should be aware of so you can protect your online security.
1. Beware of phishing e-mails