Just a warning if you have received the below email, it’s not real and is an attempt to steal your financial information:
As we said in a post last week, our server is safe from the Heart Bleed virus. We recommended changing your passwords for other sites that might have been effected. Here is a link that can test is the site you are visiting (and perhaps logging into) have the Heart Bleed virus:
There it was in my inbox: “Complaint Case 181818” and the sender was Better Business Bureau. Eek! What have I done? Who is so mad at me they’d complain to the BBB?
But wait – this doesn’t make sense. I’d know if someone was that mad at me. This is another scam. And so are the emails that say you have “incoming transactions” or “Your past due invoice” from a company you have never heard of. These scammers are hoping that you will open the attachment just to see what it is all about. If you do, your computer can become infected with a virus that will let them take over your hard drive, and harvest your passwords, your address book, and all your data.
You get an email selling you a product you have seen on TV. That solar slow cooker, or the sleeping bag that plays a lullaby. Great, you’ve been meaning to look it up online. Then you receive the magic email promising the product. Often time this is a scam. If you do buy the item, […]