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
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
Funny how this works, you get an official looking email “from” Yahoo, you see an official looking link from “Yahoo”, you click and…uh oh.
Fake winner email. Pure phishing scam folks.
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
This is a fake software update scam that is pushed on people by scammers that buy ads on Facebook. Here’s how this scam works: Scammers build a website full of eye-candy Scammer buy ads on Facebook You get scammed So, here the ad they use to suck you in: I’d say this ad is aimed Read More
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.
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
This one can be ugly. First, I want to thank our friends at ProFlowers.com for selling my email address. Yes, I go to the extent of setting up specific email for services I use so I can tell who is selling my email address. This way I know who to stop using. First clue this Read More
This clown picked the wrong woman to call. He called my wife and was apparently a jerk to here (believe me, that doesn’t help). He says he’s with the IRS. He says we owed $2800. He knew enough (our home address, my name) to rattle her at first. He says if a money order isn’t Read More