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Online Scams to Be Aware Of Tag: scams

Est. reading time 5 minutes

When it comes to Internet scams, there are a wide variety of them targeting people and businesses, and they are increasingly more sophisticated. Over the course of our long history of managing websites and the online presence of clients, we’ve seen more than a few of these scams. So here are...

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Domain Name Scams and Phishing Scams: How To Spot Internet Scams Tag: scams

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In many ways the popular image of internet scams, that of the ‘generous’ Nigerian prince and the distant relative with the common name, can lull people into a false sense of security.  In reality, internet scams have developed and are a little more sophisticated and effective than you are...

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How To Keep Your Data Safe Online Tag: scams

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Have you ever received a Facebook or Amazon ad targeting a seemingly unrelated thing you’d been searching for earlier? It’s an alarming experience, but it’s also a glimpse...

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Password Security Solutions Tag: scams

Est. reading time 4 minutes

At this point in the Age of Internet, everyone knows that having secure passwords is a good thing. And yet, so few of us adequately protect our personal information. It can be difficult to know exactly where to begin when it comes to security in the digital age; there are so many different...

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Meltdown and Spectre – Flaws in the System Tag: scams

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A few years ago, Heartbleed was all over the news, and in the beginning 2018 Meltdown and Spectre have been making the rounds. But what are they exactly? While they sound like they should belong in a James Bond film, they are essentially faults in the system that could lead to sensitive data...

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Password security – Why good passwords are important Tag: scams

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Picture this: You get a phone message, then another, then another, from your friends asking why you are sending them spam. Your email account has been hacked! You log into Facebook to warn everyone, and notice your last couple of posts from you… weren’t – from – you. Your Facebook account has...

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Domain Suspension Notice Scams Tag: scams

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Scammers are getting more creative and sneaky everyday. They are always trying to find ways to trick you into clicking links and for the most part spam is obvious, but sometimes they make their emails look like other legitimate businesses such as eBay or PayPal. When you have your own website,...

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Domain Renewal Scams: iDNS Canada Tag: scams

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You may or may not have gotten a letter from a company called iDNS Canada (also known as Internet Domain Name Services). iDNS is a company that preys on people who don't fully understand the domain registration service by sending letters in the mail about their expiring domain and requests...

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How to tell if a suspicious email is legitimate Tag: scams

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Recently a friend of ours received an ominous email, purportedly from Gmail, indicating that his email account would be shut down. How could you tell if it was legitimate?

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