Tag Archives: Internet scams

I don’t use LinkedIn

I get messages very frequently either from LinkedIn or some spammer or scammer pretending that someone I know, or who wants to get to know me, wants to “connect with me” on this particular networking device. To all genuine folk, … Continue reading

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Ransomware

A relatively new alarm has been sounded – ransomware. You open an e-mail purporting to be from a legitimate company, and a virus self-runs. It encrypts your files and offers you the possibility of buying the code to decrypt them. … Continue reading

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Bogus Technical Support Scam

I have just had a “cold call” from a man with a heavy Indian accent telling me that my computer was full of “errors” and that I had to follow a particular procedure. I smelled a rat immediately and told … Continue reading

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