Irina Maltseva

Contributor at Aura

Irina Maltseva is a growth marketer with 10+ years of experience in digital marketing. After being scammed by Airbnb and Booking.com, Irina joined Aura to help the company on its mission to create a safer internet for everyone.

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Irina Maltseva

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Identity Theft

Aura vs. IDShield: 2024 Review and Comparison

Trying to understand the differences between Aura and IDShield? In this guide, we’ll explain what you need to know to choose the right option for you.

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January 2, 2024
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Identity Theft

Is Allstate Identity Protection Worth It? What To Know

While Allstate excels at protecting your car and home, it lacks critical features and usability found in more modern identity theft protection services.

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December 7, 2023
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Fraud

How To Shop Online Safely (Without Getting Scammed)

Online shopping scams cost Americans over $350 million last year alone. Follow these 15 tips to ensure you're not wasting money on fake online stores.

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November 24, 2023
Illustration of a airplane ticket printed on a removable tag to symbolize an online travel booking scam
Fraud

How To Avoid Travel Agency Scams (And Fake Booking Sites)

Fraudsters advertise cheap travel via fake websites, social media ads, and phishing messages. Learn how to spot and avoid common online travel scams.

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November 16, 2023
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Fraud

How to Avoid Airline Scams That Can Take You For a Ride

Scammers create fake airline booking websites with discounted tickets, pose as airline staff, and even offer free tickets to steal your information.

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November 13, 2023
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Fraud

What Happens If You Call Back a Spam Number?

Do you know what happens if you call back a spam number? Here's everything you need to know to avoid becoming a victim of scam calls.

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November 3, 2023