I just received a call from 800-411-5166. Robo-call asked if I wanted to get my discount for DirectTv. I don’t use DirecTV. Still, I said yes. It then asked for my DirecTV PIN. Great. Now the billing phone number. Super. Click. Beware folks.
I just got a call from “Jake” at AT&T DirectTV. Jake is obviously from another country. He said they just pushed a new update the TV boxes. [I don’t use DirectTV, but didn’t tell him] Jake: “are you watching TV?” Me: no Jake: “will you turn on your TV?” Me: sure [not still sitting at Read More
Sometimes the simplest thing just works. In crime via email, maybe this works. It’s bad, though. The criminal hopes you are dumb enough to think that simply because you received an email, your account is hacked. They want you to believe your system is hacked. They presume you have a webcam. You can’t tell, but Read More
So, this is new. Phishers are trying a different method to get your Office 365 credential. There is no Office 365 voice messaging. There is Skype for Business, so don’t confuse these. The giant Office 365 graphic is meant to throw you off. Things that make this an obvious fake: The from address The tinyurl Read More
It just never fails. Anything…anything that has to do with a login…scammers will try to scam you. This is the most recent we’ve seen from the targeting of Office 365 users. This is a phishing attempt. They send you to a site that looks official. They hope you’ll input your credentials. Then they’ll start sending Read More
Sometimes a fake email is so bad it makes you wonder. This email is a doozy. Just don’t.
Secure messaging is becoming a much bigger thing. Medical facilities are using it quite a bit these days, which means they’ll expect you to. This opens another avenue for scammer to try to trick you. here is an example of a fake secure message email.
Here we go again. Fake “fax” emails. Most of these you see will be “from” eFax. This one is “from” MyFax. It pretends to be an invoice from a pest control company. If one were to click the download button you’d be taken, via a tinyurl to a phishing site. If one were to click Read More
Yep, they’ve started again. This year it is a robotic voice from “Agent Lauren” something. You are told to call 202-241-7512. That’s also the caller ID from which they call. I called back to have some fun. Busy first. Rang a while then answer. I must not have sounded believable as they hung up. I Read More
Just received a scam IRS call. The Caller ID is New Windsor, MD 410-635-5824. It is a robo call. It is NOT trying to hide the fact that it is an automated call. The IRS does NOT call you. They send a letter. Do not fall for this scam.