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

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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Make Your Life Easier with Office 365 Email Tag: spam

Email has changed drastically in the last few decades. It is no longer being used to send plain text onto a single device that is checked a couple times a day, and support was relatively simple, as there wasn’t much involved in the whole process. Today however, emails have gotten a lot flashier,...

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Password security – Why good passwords are important Tag: spam

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: spam

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: spam

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 Take Care Of Text Message Spam Tag: spam

Lately it seems that more and more spam is being sent out — not just to email addresses, but to mobile phones as well. The last few days have seen a huge increase in reports of text message spam coming from the number 999-999-9999. If Telus is your mobile provider and you've been receiving...

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Real Estate Domain Phone Scams Tag: spam

Spammers and scammers have been trying extra hard lately to get your money. We've seen an increase in spam emails and phone scams around the world—probably due to spam not being as effective as it used to be, forcing scammers to send out even more in order to get the same return. We've seen a...

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Beware of Domain Renewal Scams: Domain Registry of Canada Tag: spam

A few years ago, a company by the name of "Domain Registry of Canada" sent out hundreds of letters to domain owners in hopes of scamming them out of money. Now they've come back, looking to get money from you by telling you your domain needs to be renewed or you'll lose it. This is a...

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