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App store and iTunes gift cards and Google Play gift cards on a rack

Beware of Gift Card Scams

Christmas may be over, but that doesn't mean that online scammers have stopped trying to use the holidays as an excuse to separate you and your money. One of the more nefarious scams hit close to home today when my wife received an email from an acquaintance who she barely knows. It turned out to be a gift card scam, and here's what you should watch out for...

Mac 101: How to Avoid Mac App Store Scams

The Mac App Store was supposed to be the place to find and purchase apps for a Mac without having to worry whether the seller, developer, or some other third-party had somehow tampered with the app for nefarious purposes. You...