Jory MacKay

Cybersecurity Writer and Editor

Jory MacKay is a writer, strategist, and award-winning editor. He's passionate about protecting people against identity theft.

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Jory MacKay

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Internet Security

Social Media Privacy: What Are The Risks? (How To Stay Safe)

Are you unknowingly giving scammers or predators your personal information? Learn how to identify social media privacy risks and secure your accounts.

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November 4, 2022
Pig butchering scam
Fraud

The Pig Butchering Scam: 10 Warning Signs & How To Avoid It

Pig butchering scams cost victims tens of billions each year. Learn the warning signs of this long-term con to stay safe online.

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October 13, 2022
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Fraud

How To Identify a Fake Text Message Scam [With Examples]

Almost a quarter of all fraud cases start out as text scams. Learn how to quickly identify a fake text message scam and keep your phone (& finances) secure.

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October 12, 2022
Car extended warranty call scam
Fraud

Car Extended Warranty Calls: How to Block Them For Good

Are you tired of receiving car extended warranty calls? Here’s how you can shut down and block these annoying scam calls for good.

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October 11, 2022
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Fraud

Scammed on eBay? Here's How To Get Your Money Back

Were you scammed on eBay by a seller? Don’t panic. Here’s what you can do to get your money back and how to spot eBay scams in the future.

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September 22, 2022
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Fraud

The Unexpected Dangers of Online Dating [11 Scams To Know]

Millions of people have found love through online dating. But millions more have been the victims of scammers. Here’s how to stay safe while dating online.

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September 15, 2022