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Don’t Panic, Don’t (Most of the Time) Click!

One of the easiest ways to misery is being tricked into clicking a link in the wrong email. Many spam messages will have links, that if clicked, will end up installing viruses or malware on your computer. These fall under ... READ MORE 

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

Domain Listings – Website Listing Service

Some domain name related scams are easy to sniff out because if you do a Google search on their name, you find hundreds of pages showing examples of it with warnings to not send them money. This one is one ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Domain Names, Spam Hall of Shame
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Your Domain Name is About To Expire!

Domain name scams have been floating around as long as I can remember using email. I’ve posted the latest example of one below – if you see anything in your inbox that looks like this, you can safely ignore it! ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Articles, Domain Names, Email, SEO, Spam Hall of Shame
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This account has been hacked! Change your password right now!

In December 2018 and January 2019 I saw a flood of emails arriving in my spam folder that looked like the one below. I decided to share it here, since I also had a very nervous client ask about a ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Articles, Spam Hall of Shame
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Google + Says Goodbye

Google + has officially admitted defeat in the battle for social media attention. While I’ve never known anyone who used Google + regularly, I do know a handful of people who’ve maintained profiles there. And Google, for their part, strong ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Marketing, Social Media
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