How to Protect Yourself From 3 of the Biggest Online Scams Right Now

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Cybercriminals are skilled at adapting to new technologies, incorporating new ideas, and twisting old scams to hook in as many people as they can. But some scams remain pretty constant. NatWest bank has published a list of the top scams people have most fallen victim to throughout 2016. These schemes continue into 2017, and surely beyond — fraud that’s universal and affects thousands of people worldwide. What can you do about them? How can you protect yourself? 1. Advance Fee Fraud This is a variation of the well-known “Goods Not Received” fraud, in which a seller asks for money before sending…

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