You should still be very wary of Domain Renewal Warnings. I have written about these before, but people are still getting caught, and new variations of the “scam” are coming out all the time. First up though, is it really a scam . . .
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Just last week I came across this variation on the Nigerian bank scams. Like all good scams, it sounds reasonable and plausible . . .
Amazon warnings about SPAM These buggers have been persistent. I am getting these emails 3-5 times per day! Like so many SPAM emails now, these emails look quite legitimate at face value. Here are some quick tips . . .
Your Facebook account got Hacked It’s been a busy week for us reporting online scams and internet frauds. And yet another example occurred just this morning as I was browsing around Facebook. An instant message window popped up with a message from somebody that I did not know, but who looked like a nice enough… Read More »
Yahoo email getting hacked I have received a number of emails of late, supposedly from friends or people who I know, but it was just their Yahoo email getting hacked. This one in particular is a pretty common scam. Somehow a Yahoo or gmail email account gets hacked and then all contacts on the email… Read More »
OK, this one does the rounds quite regularly, but it is worth bringing up again because it is a Fraud Alert on carsales. Just 2 days ago I put my trusty old ute onto carsales and gumtree – (I will include the links below if you’re interested in that). But within 24 hours I had… Read More »
Website hacking and web botnets have been in the news a lot in the last 12 months, so here are 5 Ways to Secure Your Website. The web botnets rely on human laziness to get easy access to your website. So you should read this to check if you are doing the right things to… Read More »
I regularly get emails forwarded to me by contacts and clients that say something like . . . (and I quote) “I thought you might like to know some of the reasons why you are not getting enough organic traffic & most often you stick to Ad words to get more traffic which is quite… Read More »
Yes, it’s an oldie but a goodie – the “please pay my private courier agent” Paypal SCAM ! Here is how it works. And if you are selling a car or camper trailer online, you should watch out for this one . . .
If you see this Web Forgery Warning, take notice! If it is not your website, then stay away! If it is your website, then . . .