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Disk Quota Notification Trick

One of the frustrating ways that hackers will try to get access to your website is through official looking notifications that alert you to an issue with your bandwidth or disk space for your hosting account. They hope to get ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Security, Spam Hall of Shame
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The Fear Tactic Yet Again

I recently found another example of emails sent that try to use fear to get you to click a link and very likely install malware that will give the sender access to your computer. This one had a subject of ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Email, Security, Spam Hall of Shame

Mailbox Quota Exceeded – Email Notification

Here’s another example of an email you should always be suspicious of… the “hurry up your email is not working” message. Always be suspicious of messages that try to induce a bit of panic or fear – they do this ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Email, Security, Spam Hall of Shame
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New Malware Trick (Form Spam)

There are always new tricks being tried to get you to reveal information or download malware to your computer. The most recent common one we’ve seen has tried to use fear of legal repercussions to get you to click a ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in General News, Security, Spam Hall of Shame

Don’t be Fooled by Predatory PayPal Money Requests

This isn’t a case of PayPal acting in a predatory manner, but of people taking advantage of one of the PayPal features where you can request money from anyone with an email address. While it’s great that there’s an easy ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Email, Security, Spam Hall of Shame
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