Fake IRS Email Scam 1042-W

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Since it is tax season I thought you should know about another fake IRS email scam that is going around. This one is a bit different from the malware email that I talked about a while ago. It's not a virus or malware. It's just an outright scam. Maybe you would not fall for it, but someone you know might. Typically, the elderly are often more┬ásusceptible┬áto scams, so if you … [Read more...]

Tax Season Means IRS Email Malware and Scams

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As if it's not bad enough to have the government taking your hard earned money. It's time for taxes and the malware and hackers are ready, are you? Anytime there is a major event, malware and hackers are bound to work some way to infect computers. During tax season, they will try to get you to think they are the IRS. If you think you are replying to the IRS, you are likely to … [Read more...]

Facebook Password Email Virus and A Copyright Lawsuit Email Virus

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The recent Facebook password virus is joined by a copyright lawsuit virus that work on a similar principle. In the Facebook password email virus, you receive an email telling you that your Facebook password has been changed. If you follow the link in the email, you are taken not to Facebook, but to a website loaded with malware that will try to infect your computer. Another … [Read more...]