E-ZPass Phishing Scam: Don’t Get Phished!

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

The New York State Thruway Authority has recently issued a warning to all E-ZPass customers about a phishing scam that has come to their attention. They warn of people having received bogus emails made to appear official stating that they have unpaid tolls. These bogus emails includes a clickable link where you supposedly download a [...]

Scams Of The Future…Today!

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

The more technology grows, the more scams there will be in the future and even in the present. This past year has given us lots of great technology but scammers see that as another means to meet their devious ends. 2013 just means another year of upgrades and another year of having to train yourself [...]

Email Scams: Always There

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

For a long time, we have told you all about varying types of email scams whether they be the one we are all familiar with, the Nigerian 419 Scam, or the not so familiar FBI Scam.  In response to a few questions about email scams, we will dissect how they really work, and how to [...]

Lottery Scam

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

There was recently an interesting lottery scam.  Unlike your garden variety e-mail lottery scam.  This one involved more of a raffle.  Except that in the end nothing was won, and refunds had to be given.  Ironically this is where you need that refresher course on the garden variety winning ticket scam, or winning lottery scam, [...]

Nigerian Scams

Monday, April 19th, 2010

The need to write on Nigerian scams after all these years tells you how trusting we are.  It should also tell you that we should always be on the lookout for suspicious emails. Now on to the scam.
Nigerian Scams will usually follow a script.  Most of them, if not the overwhelming majority of them, will [...]

Banking Scams

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

We have all been there before.  We check our email, and staring out at us is an email from our bank stating that we should go to their website immediately.  Once at the website, we are asked for our information.  Sometimes they ask for your social security number, other times your account information.  Either way, [...]