SCAM ALERT: The Sneaky Internet Speed Test Scams

Is your Internet connection feeling a bit sluggish?  Just conduct an Internet speed test.   Ooops!   Turns out some of those online speed tests might be a scam.   It turns out that online speed tests might be giving you biased information….intentionally.  We tested more than a half-dozen network speed calculators, the results varied … Read more

COOL TIP: Californian Can Protect Their Privacy in 2020

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) passed the California legislature in 2019 and the new law goes into effect on January 1, 2020. This groundbreaking law creates four basic rights for consumers: the right to know what information covered companies have about them, the right to request that information be deleted, the right to opt out … Read more

Fear Merchants Using Fright Messaging Target Seniors

As people age, they often become more fearful or paranoid.  Unsavory Internet marketers have figured that out that seniors can exploit this age-related vulnerability.   And they’re doing it with a vengeance. Studies indicate that those over 65 are 34 percent more likely to have lost money on a financial scam than people in their 40s, … Read more

WARNING: Acid Reflux Strategy Offers Overpriced Relief

Fraud is prevalent on the Internet.  Scattered through the Net are Web-based infoscams that overcharge or steal your money for “products” that don’t work or can be found for free. A common scheme they use is “affiliate marketing” by which they try to trick you into thinking that other consumers vouch for the product.   … Read more

SCAM ALERT: The Internet’s Big Medical Liars

In our current black is white fake news society, there’s likely little surprise that the International Council for Truth in Medicine (ICTM) is a big liar.  In fact this so-called Council doesn’t exist — except to sell bogus diabetes and cardiac cures.    This not-so-clever Internet infoscammer offers two $37 “products”:  The Big Diabetes Lie … Read more