Scams aren’t new; they’ve been around for centuries, even millennia. They are used to bilk unsuspecting people, or to gain information or power.
Nigerian princes want to give you money; Russian women think you’re cute; investment professionals want to let you in on a hot stock; or you’ll make a fortune working at home.
With the rise of the Internet, these scams have become more prevalent, especially since scammers can send out millions of emails, casting a wide net in hopes of hooking a handful of people.
Here’s a list of the top 10 online scams and what they look like. If you’re aware of these scams, you’re a lot less likely to fall for them.
Read the rest of the article on the Mac Security Blog.