They’re an innocent family under cyber attack — threatening phone calls in the middle of the night — bank account, social security and credit cards stolen — even the SWAT team surrounding their house.
With just over eight weeks until Christmas, a new scam involving packages has hit the Internet, and quite possibly, your email.
Now that the new iPhones are here, you may be one of the many hoping to leave your old phone behind and upgrade.
If you shop online, be aware of a phony email that’s circulating.
Pittsburgh-based health insurer Highmark Inc. is warning people that a fake job recruiter has been contacting people, apparently seeking personal identify information from people over the phone.
Officials warn that with the Affordable Care Act launching Tuesday, there could also be a rise in scams.
There are two new scams to warn you about.
In a story featured in Sunday’s issue of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reporter Andrew Conte goes in depth on how sharing files could lead to your most personal information being stolen by computer hackers.
The holiday shopping season is already underway, and there are sure to be some great deals out there. However, there are also scams that target consumers. That is the bad news. The good news is that you do not have to become a victim.
Think of all the things you do on your computer, all the personal information you share. You assume it’s in a safe place, but is it really? On a recent garbage day on quiet Senate Drive in Pleasant Hills KDKA’s John Shumway found a computer next to the garbage can outside of a home.