Bamboozled: Netflix and fraud? How scammers are targeting users

Scammers often use the names and logos of legitimate businesses to try to trick consumers. This time around, the victim is Netflix, the popular streaming service and home to hot shows like Stranger Things, G.L.O.W. and Master of None. And you could be sucked in as a victim, too, if you fall for this scam. Customers… Please follow and like us:

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Can you really get rich quick selling on Amazon?

Wouldn’t you like to make as much as $10,000 in the next 30 days by becoming a power seller on Amazon? That’s one of the promises made by two brothers who ran a website pushing products and seminars that claimed to be able to teach you to make a fortune with very little effort. RELATED: This… Please follow and like us:

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Target buys same-day grocery delivery service Shipt for $550M

The battle for same-day grocery delivery supremacy is on! Target has announced it plans to acquire same-day delivery grocery app Shipt for $550 million in cash. RELATED: The biggest threat to your grocery budget in 2018 Same-day delivery will be in 600 stores by early 2018 This deal is expected to ramp up quickly. By early… Please follow and like us:

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Warning: New email scam targets millions of Netflix subscribers

We’re getting word of a convincing new phishing scam that’s targeting Netflix subscribers via email. According to the cyber security firm MailGuard, subscribers are told that their billing information needs to be updated. The email directs them to a fake Netflix site, which asks for login and billing details. RELATED: Clark’s TV bundle will cut your… Please follow and like us:

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iPhone X Listed on Ebay for $10,000 After Supply Issues

Apple’s most expensive ever iPhone just became even more expensive after pre-order delays for the iPhone X led to listings at hugely inflated prices on the online auction site eBay. Within minutes of pre-orders of the iPhone X opening on Apple’s website, delivery times rose to five to six weeks. Shortly afterward, early orders that will… Please follow and like us:

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IRS suspends Equifax contract, cites ‘new information’

ATLANTA — The Internal Revenue Service has suspended its $7.25 million contract with Atlanta-based Equifax, the agency announced Friday. The decision came a day after the company was forced to shut down one of its customer service websites, a page that had been manipulated by hackers who had apparently placed malicious software on the site. That… Please follow and like us:

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Disqus, online commenting system, confirms data breach affecting 17.5 million accounts

Email addresses and other data associated with roughly 17.5 million accounts on Disqus, a popular online comment hosting service, were exposed as the result of a newly discovered security breach, according to the company. Disqus recently learned that a database containing five years’ worth of user records was breached, the company said Friday, in turn exposing… Please follow and like us:

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Nearly 1/2 of all Americans just had personal data hacked

The personal data of nearly half of all Americans – including names, birth dates, Social Security numbers, credit-card information, addresses and even driver’s license numbers – may have been stolen by criminal hackers, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the U.S. said Thursday. Equifax announced that the data breach may impact as many as… Please follow and like us:

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How Much Money Will Netflix Lose On Disney’s Pull From Streaming Service?

Walt Disney Company’s (WDC) CEO Bob Iger wants to take part in the online streaming service competition as the company announced its plan to pull all Disney films from Netflix to launch its own streaming service Tuesday, according to a press release published on WDC’s website. Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service is slated to launch in 2019,… Please follow and like us:

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Samsung Shuts Down Official Website, Blogs

In a shocking turn of events, Samsung shut down its official website and blogs days after holding its Unpacked event where it unveiled its new flagship phones, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+. Reports say this is part of the aftermath of the corruption scandal that hit the South Korea giant recently. On Monday, Samsung… Please follow and like us:

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Are you really anonymous online? Your friends on Twitter may give you away

By Jessica Su, Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, Stanford University. Unmasking identities online zader/flickr, CC BY-SA As you browse the internet, online advertisers track nearly every site you visit, amassing a trove of information on your habits and preferences. When you visit a news site, they might see you’re a fan of basketball, opera and mystery… Please follow and like us:

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