To Good to Be True - Shining a Light on Online Scams

1 minute read | First published: June 15, 2023
  • Data Detox Kit
  • Holistic & Digital Security
  • Privacy & Rights
  • English
  • Guides, guidebooks & PDFs
When was the last time you got a seemingly urgent email or text message that turned out to be misleading? For example, an email from your favorite website claiming that someone tried to log into your account, so you need to update your password right now—but it wasn’t until it was too late that you realized it was a scam?If you or someone you know has fallen for a scam, you’re not alone. In the past several years, internet-enabled scams have become more widespread and more believable than ever. Financial losses due to scams almost doubled between 2020 and 2022. In this Data Detox, you’ll learn about some of the most common internet-enabled scams, as well as practical tips to avoid them that you can share with your friends and family.

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