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Experts: Keep Your Smartphones Safe, Hackers Love Them

If you own a smartphone, then you are a target and may not even realize it. Smartphones are increasingly popular not only with consumers, but also with thieves who see the devices as another way to tap into bank accounts and other sensitive information, experts say.

CBS Miami–05/15/2013

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Mother’s Day Scams To Avoid

With Mother’s Day less than two weeks ago, many people scramble at the last-minute to find something to send.

CBS4–05/02/2013

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Florida Highway Agency Issues Email Fraud Warning

Someone is impersonating the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, endangering your bank accounts.

CBS4–02/08/2013

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Crooks Take The Art Of Scamming To A New Level

If you have received a text message claiming you have won a $1000 Walmart gift card, it’s not a store promo—it’s part of the latest identity scam

CBS4–05/11/2012

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The Dangers Of High Tech Q-R Codes

First there were “bar codes.” Now Q-R codes are popping up on product labels, magazine ads and billboards beckoning consumers to click or scan. But buyer beware. CBS4’s Jorge Estevez explains how those black boxes with white dots could cost you dearly.

CBS4–12/15/2011

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Social Media Users Being Warned Of New Online Scams

It is the time of year for holiday cheer and holiday scams. This year, social media sites are the prime target for the “bad guys.” CBS4’s Jorge Estevez shows you some of the tricks hackers use and how to guard against being duped.

CBS4–11/29/2011