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[Fund Managers] Beware of links and attachments in emails: Theyre a giveaway for fraudsters. Financial institutions wont send you attachments unless they reflect documents you specifically requested, Frietchen says.
[Shpoonkle.com] Tax Time Scams | Shpoonkle.com: Beware of “emails that seem to come from known tax-prep software companies such as TurboTax and TaxACT. Scammers, who hijack logos from these companies to make their emails appear authentic, will often include generic salutations like “dear sir/madam,”
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[integrIT network solutions] How To Spot An E-mail Hoax and Avoid a Phishing Scam: Another surefire indicator that an e-mail is a hoax is that they don’t provide a checkable reference to back up claims. Genuine competitions, promotions, giveaways or charity drives will almost always provide a link to a company website or publication.
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[Credit, eh. Canada's Credit Card & Personal Finance Blog] Watch Out for the Top 10 BBB Scams | Credit, eh. Canada's Credit ...: While job scams come in all shapes and sizes, the BBB points out that the worst will take your information as well as trick you about a job. The worst in 2011 were the jobs that insist that you need a "credit check", or that you need to fill out "direct deposit" information, in order to take the next step in getting the job.
[BBB Consumer News and Opinion Blog] It's Still Out There! New Advice on BBB Phishing Email: The FBI says this is part of a single scam operation that has been going on for five years and has used the names of other trustworthy organizations and companies, including mostly recently Intuit and the IRS. We are working closely with the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to shut down the scammers, but they are located overseas and it is not easy to track them down.
[AAdvantageGeek] Beware fake American Airlines email phishing scam ...: Confirm that the email address on file with AA.com is correct and hasn’t been reset by the scammers
[on TechRepublic] Email fraud threatens even the savviest users: Don't get complacent ...: US-CERT is aware of public reports of an active spear-phishing attack via email messages directed at United Services Automobile Association (USAA) members. These messages contain the subject line "Direct Posted" and contain a randomly generated four-digit number placed in the USAA security zone section.
[PureVPN Blog] How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and Online Fraud: Phishing attacks usually contain offers and promises in the hope of luring individuals into providing personal information before they realize there’s a problem whereas Spear phishing is a targeted attack which tries to get additional information from individuals who may be at risk. In either case, the most valuable skill you can ascertain is a strong sense of internet skepticism.
[Tech With Us] Tech With Us » Phishing 101 How To Defend Yourself Against ...: Fraudulent emails can look like they come from a real bank and organisation email address. If you have any doubts about an email that looks like it is from your bank or a reputable company, contact them before responding to ensure that it is legitimate.