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'Suspicious Activity' Surge, As Scammers Impersonate Amazon

Phone scammers claim to be from Amazon

By Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press

Jun 3, 2021 | posted by Charlie Mouy
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Amazon scam calls have surged significantly over the past few months. Consumers are now regularly receiving anywhere between  100 million and 150 million  robocalls per month from fraudsters claiming to be with Amazon, according to YouMail, which has a robocall blocking app.  Some of those...

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Hang up on auto warranty robocalls

By Emily Wu

May 20, 2021 | posted by Jason Nugent
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Have you gotten a recorded phone message from “Susie” with the “Vehicle Service Department” calling about your vehicle warranty? That’s, like, so retro. But fanny packs, scrunchies, and tie dye are back — and so are vehicle warranty robocalls. It starts when you pick up a call and hear a...

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Don’t pass by this password reminder

World Password Day is May 6, so use this as a reminder to update your passwords!

May 6, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
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You've heard it before, but we'll say it again. It's important to have strong passwords and change them regularly to help keep your accounts safe. Here are the basics: Don't use personal information.  This includes names of people in your family, your address, or birthdays, since this...

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