“It’s the most hackable time of the year.” Oh wait, that’s not how the song goes? Might as well. With Thanksgiving and it’s tagalongs Black Friday and Cyber Monday upon us, scammers and hackers are coming out of the woodworks to cash in on the year’s busiest buying season. As people go online in search of the perfect holiday gifts, the natural inclination is to … Continue reading How to Steer Clear of Cyber Monday Scams
WhatsApp is a great way to keep in touch with far off friends and relatives but it seems like every time you turn around, there’s another scam running rampant on it. Given the fact that WhatsApp has over one billion users, it only makes sense that hackers and scammers are always on the lookout for new and interesting ways to exploit the platform. And with … Continue reading Coming to a Smartphone Near You! The Latest Round of WhatsApp Scams
Recently on the RCS blog, we discussed WhatsApp, the uber-fun messaging platform that allows you and your billion besties to chat in groups with fun emojis and other perky features. We really like it but as we had mentioned in that and in other posts, WhatsApp has also been known to have its share of worrisome security issues like gaping vulnerabilities. Notably, there was last … Continue reading Woo-Hoo for WhatsApp!
Here we are with the third and final installment in our “How to Spot a Social Media Scam a Mile Away” series. So far we have covered some of the most prominent social media platforms and the scams that people fall for on a regular basis therein. Today we will look at three platforms that may not jump to mind when you hear the term … Continue reading How to Spot a Social Media Scam a Mile Away – Part III
Are you a fan of WhatsApp? The hugely popular messaging app has just been alerted to a flaw that would allow hackers to trick users into downloading malicious apps on the web-based client of the app. ‘What’s WhatsApp?”, You say? For the uninitiated, WhatsApp is currently the most popular messaging app with over 900 million users as of September 2015 and its popularity just keeps … Continue reading What’s up with WhatsApp?