So here is a new telephone scam making the rounds. It has actually been around for many years but it now appears to be back in vogue like high-waisted jeans. It goes like this: You receive a call from the “Windows Service Center” or “Tech Support” and the representative tells you that you are entitled to a refund.
The “You Are Entitled to a Refund” Phone Scam
Your Password Has Been Stolen – Anatomy of a Phishing Scam – Part 1
As knowledge of scams plays a significant role in avoiding becoming a victim, I thought I would show you how these crooks go about stealing your credentials via a phishing scam. This is actually very similar to how John Podesta got his emails stolen during the 2016 Presidential Election.
Your Domain Name is Expiring! – Scam Alert
Eric received an email notice that his company’s domain name is expiring. The email appeared to be an offer to renew his company domain name via a ‘Secure Online Payment’ for $64. He sensed a scam.
“I recalled renewing it just over a year ago for a 5-year term,” recalled Eric.