Archive for 'Unethical'

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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Facebook Serves Up Questionable Ads

Facebook Serves Up Questionable Ads

Last week I published an article called – “Who’s Searching for You Scam.” It’s about how you can find out who’s searching for you for free? The company behind this is also running TV commercials. What concerns me is that Facebook should do a little research to ensure what people are stating is accurate before […]

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Who’s Searching for You Scam

Who’s Searching for You Scam

Have you seen the TV commercial about how you can find out who’s searching for you for free? If not, you may be lucky and if you have, I highly recommend that you never share personal information with this site. MyLife.com is an unethical and misleading site that should not be trusted. The TV commercial […]

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Beware of Extended Auto Warranty Spam

Beware of Extended Auto Warranty Spam

In the last few days I received a number of emails from the same sender, claiming to offer Extended Auto Warranty. There are three problems with this email that are obvious; It is spam ( I received 5 in the last two days) The online form on the web site is unsecure, meaning your information […]

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Norton Security Unethical Affiliate Marketing

Norton Security Unethical Affiliate Marketing

There’s an email purporting to be from Norton Antivirus, notifying users to renew and or update their current Norton Security software. The links in the email go to an affiliate web site that is sending out spam to customers who have never opted in to receiving notifications from the web site. In fact, I am […]

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Unethical Online Loan Email Spam

Unethical Online Loan Email Spam

This is the perfect time of year for criminals to launch their devious scams. I recently received this email spam, claiming to offer unsecured loans, but the links in the email go to a shopping site instead. The site is rated dangerous by WOT (Web of Trust) and has low reliability. If you click on […]

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Beware of the E-Cig Email Scam

Beware of the E-Cig Email Scam

This scam is all in the fine print if you have the patience to read it in its entirety. The email claims to be a “No-Risk Trial” which is false as they will charge your credit card a substantial amount of money after the trial period ends with no option of canceling before the trial […]

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T-Mobile Billing Non-Customers

T-Mobile Billing Non-Customers

My wife noticed a charge of $158.46 on her online banking statement from T-Mobile and she isn’t even a customer. Her current carrier is AT&T/Cingular. She called the bank to dispute the charge, but was told by the bank that the charge was still pending and that she would need to call T-Mobile direct. She […]

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Auto Blogs are Unethical and Downright Wrong

Auto Blogs are Unethical and Downright Wrong

Auto blogging is exactly what it says, its software (WordPress plug-in) that auto-generates content on a blog. Auto blogging is just a nice way of saying – Hey I am using your content to try to make money, because I am too darn lazy to do it myself. To me it’s stealing creative content from […]

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Unethical Marketing Tactics and Scams

Unethical Marketing Tactics and Scams

You just launched a website and you are eager to drive visitors to your new online home, but you don’t know how. You are probably going to search for “web traffic services,” and this can be a very costly mistake. Many of these companies claim that they can send one thousand visitors or even 10,000 […]

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Third Party Apps and the Dangers

Third Party Apps and the Dangers

Apps the “Now Term” for Applications. These apps are also known as third-party software and it’s a big money making racket and some are scams. For example: Tap Fish is a “free” iPhone aquarium App available through iTunes: here Florida Dad Says iPhone Charges Are Deceptive Video – Article Apple has both a general Terms […]

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Beware of this Fraudulent Shopping Site

Beware of this Fraudulent Shopping Site

The websites tagline reads; “one goal, one dream.” The goal is to steal your money and personal identification so they can live the dream. The shopping site looks legitimate, but looks can be deceiving. I noticed a couple of things that sure look suspicious and I was 100 percent correct. The site in question is […]

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