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Month: September 2012

Phishing Scam targeting Amazon users – “Your Amazon order has been shipped”

There is a phishing email scam doing rounds right now disguised as an order confirmation from Amazon sent to you from customer support. Cybercriminals have widely spammed out an attack via email, posing as Amazon, in an attempt to trick users into handing over their personal details. How does the scam work? The Phishing email… Read More ›

Omniquad warns about Voice-mail Email Scam targeting employees work email: “You have received a Voice mail”

This is a new type of scam that we have not seen before.  We urge businesses to update their email security, as this scam is specifically targeting employees’ work email. How does the scam work? The emails appear to come from Microsoft Outlook “On behalf of an Anonymous Caller,”  (see screenshot below) but the messages… Read More ›

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Originally posted on Bill Mullins' Weblog – Tech Thoughts:
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