Archive for July, 2010

Amazon phishing scam’s authentic appearance fooling many

By July 27th, 2010 in Tech Tips

The latest phishing scam to cross our desks is an e-mail that appears to be an order confirmation from Amazon.com.  In order to create a legitimate looking e-mail, the offenders have copied an actual Amazon order confirmation including all the graphics.  It appears to be legitimate, although there are some typos that should raise a

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Yahoo! Phishing Scam is Stealing Passwords

By July 19th, 2010 in Tech Tips

According to Wikipedia, “phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.”  The latest phishing scam making the rounds is an e-mail ostensibly sent from Yahoo! asking you to provide sensitive information to prevent

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