Beware This Scam – Protect Your Email Accounts (Video)
So much for the ‘security’ of “two-factor authentication”…
“We all have been receiving spam phone calls and messages on almost daily basis from scammers who want to pilfer your money and personal information, but a new type of social engineering hack that makes use of just your mobile number to trick you is a little scarier. Security firm Symantec is warning people about a new password recovery scam that tricks users into handing over their webmail …” Read more..
Or.. watch this video: Cybercriminals Phishing for Email Accounts using SMS
It’s been a while, so I’ll say it yet again; you simply have to on guard ALWAYS.. using a healthy “paranoid common sense”. Because they ARE out to get you. (Well-funded expert armies of them.)
More Good News: I keep getting calls from The Windows Technical Department. Wonder what’s wrong with my machine? Seems okay to me…
Actually Good News: Samsung announces a fix for wide-reaching Galaxy keyboard exploit
“Samsung is finally responding to a major security bug that affects the keyboards on its …” Read more..
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