Archive for August, 2011

FDIC Email Scam Comes with Infection

FDIC Email Scam Comes with Infection

There’s an increasing amount of email spam proportion to come from well known financial institutions and governing bodies, claiming that the recipient needs to take action by visiting the fake web site to update and or confirm their personal information. The most recent scam is an email from FDIC that your account ACH and WIRE […]

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Cobra Health Insurance Spam Leads to Malicious Site

Cobra Health Insurance Spam Leads to Malicious Site

There’s an email purporting to offer Cobra Health Insurance, claiming to offer prices of the top health providers. The email has no affiliation with the actual insurance company. The domain (cobrahealthplans.com) is listed on several blacklists, including Spacequad AntiSpam Services ( http://www.spacequad.com). The domain also has a poor reputation rating on Web of Trust. This […]

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Finding Jobs Can Lead to Malicious Web Sites

Finding Jobs Can Lead to Malicious Web Sites

The scum of the earth just keeps getting worse and the scum I am talking about are the scammers. I received several emails about jobs in my area, but the emails are for jobs in Las Vegas. I lived in Vegas four years ago so I guess the spammer must have pulled old data from […]

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Latest Chase Bank Phishing Scam

Latest Chase Bank Phishing Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Chase Bank, claiming that you have 1 unread message. If the recipient clicks on the link in the email, they will be taken to a fake Chase bank website where they’re asked to enter personal details to verify their account. This is a phishing scam out to steal […]

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Google PageRank Update Already?

Google PageRank Update Already?

This has to be the shortest time between Google PageRank updates in a long time or at least since I can remember. The last Google PageRank update happened on July 18th to correct a bug with the update that occurred at the end of June 2011. Google pushed the update at around 12:00 PM CDT […]

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Marketing 101: A Brief Guide to Building Your Brand

Marketing 101: A Brief Guide to Building Your Brand

Did your last marketing campaign flop? Running out of ideas for reaching new customers? Are you an old dog who wants to learn new tricks? Or a new dog who wants to learn old tricks? Here’s a brief run-down of what you can do to revamp your promotional efforts. Know your target audience: Whether you […]

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LandMyJob Phishing Scam

LandMyJob Phishing Scam

LandMyJob.com is scam site purporting to serve up job listings in your area by your (IP Address). If you provide your first name, last name, email and phone and click on “Find Jobs”, you will end up on a page that invites you to express interest in other offers such as online degrees, loans, credit […]

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