Archive for April, 2012

The Future of 3D Televisions

The Future of 3D Televisions

Right now, in the lead up to the Olympics, all major TV manufacturers are hot on promoting their latest 3D TVs. Whether it’s Sony, Samsung or Panasonic, they are all competing for what is sure to be a lucrative market in the coming months. But is 3D technology now worth investing in, and is this […]

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Free Credit Report Phishing Scam

Free Credit Report Phishing Scam

There’s an email claiming to offer free credit reports. If the recipient clicks on the link in the email, it goes to (https://www.gofreecredit.com/eq-free-score/). This site is not authorized by the FTC as a credit reporting service. This site is a scam that is out to collect people’s personal information to be used for unlawful activities […]

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Data Loss Scenarios in Mac OS X and Mac Data Recovery

Data Loss Scenarios in Mac OS X and Mac Data Recovery

Hard drives undoubtedly form an important part of your Mac computer system. It is not only a repository that facilitates non-volatile storage of data, rather much more than this. It is a place where your operating system, program files, and data reside. Mac hard drives require proper maintenance and verification tasks time after time to […]

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Data Categories You Need to Know in Employee Monitoring Software

Data Categories You Need to Know in Employee Monitoring Software

Search any website or information hub about spying software and it will always tell you the same thing: computer monitoring software programs are designed to be an observing sentry for changes done automatically or manually in a computer unit. In a business establishment, this means monitoring the activity levels of each computer user. But if […]

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Papa John’s $100 Gift Card Scam

Papa John’s $100 Gift Card Scam

There’s an email circulating that claims to give away a $100 gift card for Papa John’s Pizza. In order to collect your $100 Papa John’s Gift card, you have to answer 4 questions; (Do you like Papa Johns’, Your Gender, Age and how often you visit Facebook). It seems no matter how you answer these […]

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Yahoo iPad 2 Giveaway Phishing Scam

Yahoo iPad 2 Giveaway Phishing Scam

I received an email purporting to be from Yahoo V.P. of corporate communications Heather Norman, claiming that I won an iPad. The email is not from Yahoo, it is a scam to collect personal identifiable information. If you click on the link inside the email, you will be sent to a fake Facebook page asking […]

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PayPal Account Limited Phishing Scam

PayPal Account Limited Phishing Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from PayPal, claiming that your account has been limited for more than 7 days. This email notification is not from PayPal! This is a phishing scam engineered to steal personal identifiable information from recipients who received this email scam. The items in the email look exactly like the real […]

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How to Improve Mac Performance

How to Improve Mac Performance

Mac is one of the advanced operating systems which is not only preferred by professionals, but also used largely by home users. However, despite various advantages, high performance, and usage of Mac, its slow performance is one of the common problems which almost all Mac users start facing over a period of time. The most […]

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Credit Report Error Notice Phishing Scam

Credit Report Error Notice Phishing Scam

There’s an email (spam) purporting to be from a legitimate credit reporting service, claiming that there’s an error on your credit report that you need to fix. This is a scam that collects personal identifiable information that results in identity theft and can be used for illegal online and offline activity. Don’t open or click […]

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Yahoo Mail Upgrade Phishing Scam

Yahoo Mail Upgrade Phishing Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Yahoo, advising customers to upgrade to the newest version of Yahoo Mail. This is a phishing scam and the email is not from Yahoo, but from an internet marketing site (http://verificationsupdate.internetmarketingtrainingwebinars.com/validation/). If you enter your Yahoo log in and password, the fake Yahoo site captures that data and […]

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