Archive for August, 2013

Buying Your First Computer

The first thing people ask my Human when they find out she’s The Chief Geek is “I want to buy a new computer. What kind would you get?” If you’re buying your first computer or going to buy a new one for going back to school, here’s some of The Chief Geek’s tips to save you some time, money, and aggravation.

Continue Reading August 20, 2013 at 9:30 am 8 comments

Fake Facebook e-mails being sent today!

Hello everyone!  Pass this on to your Facebook Friends so they can won’t fall for this scam.

Earlier I wrote a couple of articles about Phishing eMails and how to spot them. Today I just received a phishing mail posing as a Facebook security mail.

The Bad Guys did a great job of making it look just like a real Facebook letter (see figure below). Too bad they sent it to an eMail address that I do not have on Facebook!  This particular phish actually has all of it’s click-able links going to a european site called hofnet.50webs.com, a site with a questionable history.

Phishing Facebook letter

Looks legitimate, don’t it? (Click image to enlarge.)

To learn more about Phishing and what to look for check these articles too:

~ The Computer Cat

August 19, 2013 at 8:16 am Leave a comment


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