Fake Flash Player is Outdate popup

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Look out for this fake. I recently came across it while researching on Google. The Google link took me to a legitimate site, then this popped up: We apparently have our “friends” at simplecomputerupgrade.info to thank for this crud. Notice the disclaimer near the bottom. I’m sure they paid a lawyer a few bucks to Read More

Fake email from a SSgt

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Somehow these criminals think that by invoking the impression of them being in the military…somehow…this will make their lame scam email more believable. Maybe it does, maybe this does work. I received this email twice today, an hour apart. Oh, and while researching something in this email, the link from the Google search took me Read More

Whats App Scam email

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This email is brought to you by…well, oxyfreshmedicalcenter.com This site actually looks real.  It was probably hacked. As these clowns usually do, they are targeting Windows computers with a download virus/malware. Follow the link on a Windows computer and you are requested to download your “voicemail”. Follow the link on a Mac and you get Read More

Basic fake China Bank email

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There is just no reason to fall for anything like this. We see from the heading information it is in Spanish, yet the letter is in English and the “person” writing it is a very non-Spanish non-Chinese James Morrow. Also, you’ll see his email is @rogers.com.  Rogers is a Canadian cell phone company.

Fake Confidential Business Letter

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So this one is “from” Kevin Rowcliffe who must work at Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. This is simply deduced by the from address. So, there is nothing in the body and just an attachment.  This should send your suspicion on high alert. Well, on a stand alone computer we opened the doc.  Interestingly, Read More