Facebook Hoax – Mark Zuckerberg IS NOT giving you money.

So this Facebook Hoax has been going around a while now and I just feel I need to inform you – that it is a Facebook Hoax – Mark Zuckerberg is not giving you money. I don’t think he would even be happy that his original message for his daughter his now being used by users to spam other users with a hoax. We have seen so many of these over the years, I thought we could recognise them by now  – Free Oakleys – Gold Membership – Switch to Pink and the list goes on. Facebook Hoax – Mark Zuckerberg is […]

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Road Tax Email Scam

When you are about to renew the tax on your car – watch out for the new Road Tax Email Scam. The scammers this time appear to be taking advantage of people being confused about the changes to the UK vehicle tax disc and the fact that you no longer need to display the paper tax disc. Road Tax Email Scam Click to Tweet: Road Tax Email Scam http://ctt.ec/1SAh9+ The Phishing scam email, seems to come from official sources at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency and they try to get you to give over your bank details.  Of course the DVLA would […]

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Paypal email scam

We are all very busy at this time of year and might overlook these bank phishing scams, such as the Paypal email scam  They are clearly hoping to catch us off guard at this time of year, when we are all rushing around spending money. Paypal email scam This is what I received – this is a fake email pretending to come from Paypal  Luckily Gmail sent this fake paypal email straight to my spam folder, so most people won’t get caught out. How can we tell its fake a Paypal email First look at the address it came from […]

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Social Network Emails – Your account may have been compromised – What to do.

Users are still concerned after receiving emails saying that their accounts might have been compromised or the one entitled –  Important information regarding your security and privacy from social networking sites –  Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest. The problem arose when Zendesk  who store and organise emails for customer support and help desks for these social networks had their systems hacked. Zendesk believe that during the security breach personal information such as email addresses linked to these platforms may have been downloaded by the hacker. Quote from the zendesk blog  We believe that the hacker downloaded email addresses of users who contacted those three customers for […]

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Yahoo Email Phishing Scam – Account Exceeded Limit.

Account Exceeded Limit A Yahoo email phishing scam is being sent to our in-boxes again.  The email looks like it comes from Yahoo admin and informs you that you need to upgrade your account as you have exceeded your limit of 30GB or you will not be able to send or receive email. This is a phishing scam.   What is a phishing email We have seen many of these on social networks lately – there have been phishing scams on Twitter, Hotmail, Facebook, and many more, and the object of the hackers game is to fool you into giving them your […]

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