Tech support scams are growing at a rapid pace. It seems you’re always putting yourself out on a limb when you call tech support. You dial the number the company gives you, and perhaps after a while of waiting, you’re connected to someone who may be working on the other side of the world in a completely different time zone. Then you’re asked to give this anonymous person identifying details about your phone or computer and the technical problems you’re experiencing.
It seems every time you turn around there’s another item you need—and you needed it, like, yesterday. A replacement water filter for the fridge, new carpet, an extra garage door opener…
So, what do you do? If you can’t visit your favorite retail shop, you’ll probably go to your second best option — online shopping.
√Take Sarah lunch at school.
√Change batteries in remote.
√Pick up kitty litter.
Mail Chad cash for uniforms.
Feeling a bit stressed? Our lives are packed full of random tasks and things we have to remember each day so our days can run a little more smoothly. While we can’t take little Sarah her forgotten lunch (we wish we could!), we can lend a hand in sending Chad the cash for this season’s football uniform.
A recent report states close to 75% of the world’s population owns or has access to a smart device.
That’s 5.3 billion people who are potential targets of mobile fraud. That’s a lot of private information to keep safe.
With a new way for fraudsters to scam you out of your hard earned cash every day, it’s no surprise smart mobile use is such a popular topic these days.