Posts tagged ‘Phishing’

If you get a call about your computer, IT’S A SCAM !

UPDATE: In addition to the scam of the bad guys calling you, there is a new type of “scareware” that’s appeared. It pops-up a message on your screen saying your computer has been infected and with a phone number for you to call them so they can “fix” your infected computer–for several hundred dollars. The rest of their scam is just like my article here. Watch out for these dirty “rats”!

Continue Reading October 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm Leave a comment

July 9th and the Dreaded “DNS Changer”

You might have heard on the ‘netwaves talk about the DNS Changer attack scheduled for July 9th. I’ll give you a non-geek description of what it is, what it does, and what you can to do to test your computer for it.

Continue Reading July 6, 2012 at 9:53 pm Leave a comment

This Phish Ain’t Byte-ing

Wanna see a live, wiggling, phishing scam? Last time I talked about what is Phishing and today I’m going to show you a real one!

Continue Reading February 16, 2011 at 11:19 pm 4 comments

No Phishing Here!

You probably have heard a lot about “phishing”, but don’t know what it is. Let a cat explain why you don’t want to catch this particular fish!

Continue Reading February 10, 2011 at 4:58 am 3 comments


Follow The Computer Cat's Corner on WordPress.com

My Fishing Calendar

June 2017
S M T W T F S
« May    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930  

Enter your email address for a a free Subscription and receive nifty notifications of my new posts by email!

Join 111 other followers

Computer Cats o’ th’ Day

Satisfied Buster. Inglewood, CA

A very satisfied Buster. Inglewood, CA

Sam Has Eyebrows

What, me worry? (Yup.) Sam the Worried Cat

The Real Computer Cat

Patches applying a software patch. Costa Mesa, CA

cc

cc

I'm a little kitty. I try to help Humans who need computer help with my little blog. It's called "The Computer Cat's Corner" on https://meetcc.wordpress.com.

Personal Links

View Full Profile →