Tag Archives: Spam

Auto Warranty Phishing Scams

Auto Warranty Phishing Scams

Be on the lookout for any Auto Warranty emails. In most cases these are Phishing scams. I recently received this one in my inbox (below) and I immediately knew it was a scam because of senders email address. The senders email was from an AOL account and not from the actual company (Direct Auto Warranty) […]

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Policy Department Phishing Scam On The Loose!

Policy Department Phishing Scam On The Loose!

There’s an email or emails claiming “Your Auto-Coverage Policy Is Undergoing Changes.” This email is out to steal personal identifiable information to be sold to 3rd party companies or to be used to steal your identity. In any case, the email is a scam. When you click on the link in the email it takes […]

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Preventing Spam Text Messages From Flooding Your Inbox

Preventing Spam Text Messages From Flooding Your Inbox

Advanced communications could definitely be crowned as the best gift of the 21st century, but there are downsides to it as well. Our lives are simply unthinkable without cell phones, but the package also contains unwanted marketing calls, prank calls and of course unsolicited spam text messages. As far as marketing calls are concerned, you […]

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Scammers Out in Force for Mother’s Day

Scammers Out in Force for Mother’s Day

Each year we honor our mother’s for all the good they’ve done for us and the love that comes with it. Unfortunately, low life crooks use this day to peddle their scams to steal money from people. Scammers will re-purpose content and graphics (logos) from legitimate web sites that offer flowers, gifts, etc. and try […]

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Online Scams and Prevention

Online Scams and Prevention

Most scams are generated from email spam and yet people fall for these scams every day. This is why scammers keep re-purposing content, creative’s and promoting new web sites from different domains. Why do people keep falling for these scams? Like my dad said “there’s a sucker born every day”. So be it, but you’d […]

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Affordable Mobile Phone Scam

Affordable Mobile Phone Scam

There’s an email, claiming to offer affordable mobile phones that directs recipients to a phishing web site that collects personal identifiable information to be used for unlawful activity and identity theft. The link to the malicious web site domain; (wjadserver.com) is well known for spamming and phishing personal information. If you come across an email […]

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Citizen Bank Phishing Scam

Citizen Bank Phishing Scam

There’s an email purporting to be form Citizen Bank, claiming that due to numerous incorrect login attempts, your online account might be restricted. If your account is restricted you will no longer be able to withdraw funds, but you can make payments. This is a phishing scam out to steal personal information from recipients who […]

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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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