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Widespread Google Docs Phishing Scam

TweetGoogle Docs Attack Phishing scams are on the rise worldwide in recent years.  One antivirus company claims to have blocked 70 million phishing emails over a 3 month period.  You’ve seen the news / entertainment (newsertainment?) programs with the blurred out nude photos of celebrities (remember Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, Scarlett Johansson) who were “hacked” Continue Reading

This Week’s Security Risks

TweetPage One – LinkedIn Hacked! This last week, like any other week had its fair share of security attacks.  The most notorious was the LinkedIn hack where 117 Million user name / password combinations were stolen.  Wednesday, May 18, was the date of this event – and yes, if you have a LinkedIn account you Continue Reading

Today’s pathetic phishing SCAM allegedly comes from DHL.

TweetToday’s pathetic phishing SCAM allegedly comes from DHL. The grammar of this sophomoric phishing SCAM is so incredibly hideous I simply HAD to share it: Message Subject: DHL delivery report Message Sender: reports@dhl.com Alleged Actual Sender: superimposehp74@gmail.com Spoofed sender: cjdngbsmebvp.yapfq.su Actual server delivering this dreck: ldlhilzayzugdaz.ozckjclio.ru (Russian – no big surprise) Now is where the fun Continue Reading

AT&T Wireless Billing Phishing SCAM

TweetAT&T Wireless Billing Phishing SCAM A very disturbing new phishing scam looks exactly like your monthly AT&T Wireless billing notification. If you’re like many iPhone users, you receive a monthly notification that your wireless bill is ready to be viewed online. What you may not notice is your next “reminder” is not at the usual Continue Reading

Today’s Phishing SCAM from FDIC

TweetBut wait! There’s more… How about a phishing scam from FDIC? Your very first clue in this bad boy is the sender’s address. Anything in cyrillic is clearly bogus, right? (of course) Subject: Special requirements for your account security Sender: ????.??????@fdic.gov (See what I mean? And once again, any domain ending in .de is likely Continue Reading

Today’s Phishing SCAM from LinkedIn

TweetToday’s nasty inbox infestation allegedly comes from LinkedIn. Most of these attempts are flagged by our spam-filtered mail servers as SPAM. This little bug got right past them and has been reported to LinkedIn. Check it out: First of all, there are no corporate logos in this message – a global clue that it is Continue Reading

The Latest Facebook Password Email Scam

TweetJust today I received this email: Subject: Your password is changed Dear Customer Spam is sent from your FaceBook account. Your password has been changed for safety. Information regarding your account and a new password is attached to the letter. Read this information thoroughly and change the password to complicated one. Please do not reply Continue Reading

New Amazon.com Phishing Scam

TweetI received 2 of these today, in two different email accounts and was impressed by the mechanism.  What you see below is an actual image. The email contains no text – just this image which links to a bogus website when you click anywhere in the “text”. Your first clue should be the fact that Continue Reading