Posts tagged ‘junk mail’

I can receive, but I can’t send eMail anymore!

If you had an eMail address that has faithfully sent and received eMail, only to suddenly stop mailing out eMails you want to send, don’t blame your computer.

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Continue Reading February 22, 2015 at 1:02 pm Leave a comment

Three Jeers! Today is Spam Day!

Spam is more than that delectable luncheon meat made up of unidentified animal parts. It is the term coined to describe the electronic equivalent of postal junk mail.

Continue Reading May 3, 2014 at 12:01 am 3 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

Why Don’t People Respond To My e-Mails?

Have you ever sent an e-mail to someone but never got back a reply? And then they said they never got the e-mail from you at all? It’s possible the e-mail you’re using may be “blacklisted”. Here’s what you need to know and how to avoid being blacklisted.

Continue Reading April 11, 2011 at 5:00 am Leave a comment

“Scope Out” those Hoax e-mails with Snopes

“This was reported by Microsoft and MSNBC, so it must be true”…”typing your PIN backwards in an ATM will call the police”…”AOL will give you $1 for every person you send this to…”. Chances are, if you found an e-mail like these in your mailbox, you received a hoax. Here’s how to find out what’s real and what’s fake.

Continue Reading July 19, 2010 at 10:43 pm 1 comment


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