NextAdvisor Blog - Scams

Scams to Look Out for After the Equifax Breach

Scammers are on the prowl after the Equifax breach, but is there a way to protect yourself? We describe four scams you should be on the lookout for.
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3 Tips for Paying Safely with Peer-to-Peer Payment Apps

Peer-to-peer payment apps, like Venmo and Square Cash, are convenient, but they may leave your money unsecured. Here are some tips for making safe payments.
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Uber’s Safe Rides Fee Class-Action Lawsuit: Is It Legitimate?

In September, consumers started getting emails detailing a lawsuit involving Uber's Safe Rides Fee. Are these emails legitimate? We break it down.
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Data Breaches on the Rise: How to Protect Yourself

With data breaches on the rise, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, we're detailing some of the ways you can protect yourself and your family.
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We Signed Up for Equifax’s TrustedID Premier and Here’s What Happened

Is it worth your time to enroll in Equifax's TrustedID Premier, the free service it's offering to victims of its data breach? We signed up to find out.
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Equifax Blunders Keep Piling Up: The Latest Updates to This Data Breach

Keep up to date with the latest in this massive data breach, from Equifax blunders to the latest details from its investigation into the incident.
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FTC Initializes Refund Process for Tech Support Scam Victims

The FTC is cracking down on tech support scams, and as part of its efforts, it's refunding victims of a company called Advanced Tech Support. Learn more.
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1.4 Million More Suspicious Wells Fargo Accounts Discovered: What Does This Mean for You?

Banking giant Wells Fargo is facing a fresh wave of scandal with the discovery of 1.4 million additional fraudulent Wells Fargo accounts. Learn more.
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Donor or Disaster Victim? Here’s How to Avoid Charity Scams

When a disaster strikes, people often help victims by making donations. To protect donors and victims from scammers, we explain how to avoid charity scams.
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Managing Your Attack Surface: How to Protect Yourself from Digital Threats

Is there a way for you to protect yourself from hackers? Learn about your attack surface and how managing it can help safeguard your online identity.
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