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Why robotexts are scammers' favorite new tool

by Tonya Riley

Technology meant to limit robocalls has pushed scammers toward SMS-based attacks, which experts say can be even more dangerous.

Bogus cryptocurrency apps swindle users out of millions, FBI warns

by Tonya Riley

The FBI is cautioning investors to take a second look before sending funds to new investment apps.

Privacy legislation might provide a powerful guard against online identity fraud

by Tonya Riley

It might pose a new hurdle for cybercriminals looking to swipe personal information.

Losses to cryptocurrency scams top $1B, FTC reports

by Tonya Riley

Nearly half of the scams originated on social media.

Texas man gets 5 years for stealing 38,000 PayPal account credentials

by Suzanne Smalley

DOJ said Marcos Ponce will spend five years in prison and pay back $1.4 million in stolen money.

Cryptocurrency regulators are scrambling to catch up with hackers who are swiping billions

by Tonya Riley

But who's in charge has become a game of hot potato.

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