Tag Archives: Phishing Scam

Yahoo Mailbox Exceeded Storage Notification Scam

Yahoo Mailbox Exceeded Storage Notification Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Yahoo, claiming that you have exceeded the storage limit of your mailbox. This email didn’t come from Yahoo. This is a phishing scam trying to obtain your personal identifiable information to be used illegally and possibly to steal your identity. If you view the senders address you will […]

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Netflix Phishing Scam On the Loose

Netflix Phishing Scam On the Loose

There’s an email purporting to be from Netflix, advising that your account is canceled due to a problem processing your credit card. This is a phishing scam out to steal your personal identifiable information. The scam is engineered to trick account holders in providing information via a form. The information will be used for for […]

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Beware of COSTCO Rewards Scam

Beware of COSTCO Rewards Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from COSTCO, claiming that your next Purchase at Costco is FREE! This is a phishing scam out to collect personal identifiable information to be sold to other 3rd party marketers and or other illegal activities including identity theft. The email “from” address is not a COSTCO email address which […]

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Job Application Phishing Scam

Job Application Phishing Scam

There’s an email claiming you have a job application pending in which you never submitted an application for the specific job posting. This scam tries to trick users who may have submitted applications via the internet. The link in the email goes to an untrusted domain with a poor reputation. The link goes to solidjoboffer.com […]

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Amazon Product Cancelation Scam

Amazon Product Cancelation Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Amazon, claiming that a product has been canceled and the recipient needs to take action by clicking on the link inside the email. If a user clicks on the link inside the email, it will redirect the user to a malicious web site that has the ability to […]

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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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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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