General Asking email

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This is one of those where you think…”who would every fall for this?” Well, I’m guessing some still do, as I keep receiving them. Usually these arrive with a “from” from someone you know, as their email system has been hijacked. Other times very common names will be used for the fake email from. In Read More

Update in a flash fake screen

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So, I got a call from my father today.  “I was just on the Costco website and now my computer says I need to update something.”I say: “is there a red X in the top right hand corner to close the windows?Dad: “No.”So I remote in and see the follow BS software update sham.The good Read More

Fake E-ZPass email

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Below is yet another fake E-Zpass email.  Note it is sent to my same proflowers email…telling me Proflowers sells their emails. Also worth noting, the “links” at the bottom of the email attempting to give the email some credit, are not actually links, just words.

E-Z Pass Scam email

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I actually thought this might be real at first, as we were just on a family trip where this might apply. The give-away points are highlighted.  The From address is the biggest give-away. Also included the URL of where you would be taken if you clicked here.