11 innovative ways to make money online

“Online work” used to mean “money grabbing scam.” You might find a job selling things online for a commission or writing blogs for money, but these rarely provided a living wage, or even enough spare change to justify the time commitment. Times have changed. The internet has finally become profitable, not just for startup entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, but for regular people with everyday skills.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/13/11-innovative-ways-to-make-money-online.html

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New tech support scam borrows ransomware tricks

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Rather than cold-calling victims, the perpetrators of this new support scam disable the PC and have the victim call for help.

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Beware Google Chrome scam that could inject malware into your computer

A Google Chrome scam that could infect your computer with malware continues to pose a threat to users, according to cybersecurity experts.

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3 ways to spot a malicious website

One of a hacker’s favorite tools for stealing your information is the phishing scam. Whether it’s through email, texts or on social media, sooner or later you will run into messages that try to trick you into clicking on links to malicious websites.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/15/3-ways-to-spot-malicious-website.html

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Beware Facebook ‘like-farming’ scam, BBB warns

Social media users should be on their guard against a scam called ‘like-farming’ that uses fake Facebook pages as bait, according to the Better Business Bureau.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/07/beware-facebook-like-farming-scam-bbb-warns/

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