Staying cyber-aware: New social media scams to watch out for (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

University of Alabama at Birmingham: Staying cyber-aware: New social media scams to watch out for. “Every day, Americans come across scams, whether through email, text or social media. According to the Federal Trade Commission, nearly 2.8 million consumers reported a fraud in 2021, marking it the highest number of reports dating back to 2001. University of Alabama at Birmingham expert Ragib Hasan, Ph.D., associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Computer Science, warns that cybercriminals and scammers are using new techniques that can be very convincing.”

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