The Complete Guide to Avoiding Online Scams for Your Less Savvy Friends and Relatives – Scams – Lifehacker

The Complete Guide to Avoiding Online Scams for Your Less Savvy Friends and RelativesOur readers are a savvy bunch who arent likely to be taken in by an online scam—but weve all got those friends and relatives we worry about. Heres our definitive guide to helping them stay safe online.Photo from Futurama.When training your loved ones how to keep themselves safe online, you should remind them of the rule your parents probably taught you: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Using a little common sense goes a long way to realizing that you arent going to suddenly win the Spanish National Lottery when you didnt even know you had a ticket. That said, heres a few tips that you should share with your less-than-savvy friends and family to help them avoid falling victim to an online scam.

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