Archive for the 'fraud' Category

Watch out for e-Mail Scams about Electronic Tax Payments

Well it’s getting closer to tax season. Many of us do our taxes as soon as we get our year end statements and many of us have quarterly taxes we pay. Either way please keep an eye our for scams ‘reminding you of payments’ telling you owe payments and the like. Believe me – if […]

Massive Data breach again – protect yourself

The names and e-mails of customers of Citigroup Inc and other large U.S. companies, as well as College Board students, were exposed in a massive and growing data breach after a computer hacker penetrated online marketer Epsilon. The list of companies is HUGE! TiVo, JP Morgan Chase, Capital One Financial, US Bank, the Kroger grocery […]

Electronic Pickpockets

This is some pretty scary stuff. Many new credit cards carry an RFID chip for ‘fast pay/swipe pay’. RFID stands for Radio-frequency identification. RFID is a technology that uses communication via electromagnetic waves to exchange data between a terminal and an electronic tag attached to an object, for the purpose of identification and tracking. Here […]

CheckPoint/Zone Alarm Lose with fake threat

I’ve written about this tactic before – using ‘rogue/fake’ threat or infection warnings to distribute REAL malware. This is one very effective way to get unsuspecting or untrained people to accidentally actually ‘infect’ themselves. It now appears that a legitimate (using that word lightly now) company – CheckPoint, makers of ZoneAlarm is using the same […]

Indonesian Muslim in the White House

A little reality check. Here are some facts you won’t see on the nightly news or read in the Los Angeles or New York Times. Lolo Soetoro,  Stanley Ann Dunham Soetoro, baby Maya Soetoro, and 9 year old Barry  Soetoro. This registration  document, made available on Jan. 24, 2007, by the Fransiskus Assisi school  in […]

Stop Spam Calls

Ok, how many of you have gotten calls that were dialed by an automated system?You know the kind. Your phone rings and if you pick it up there is a ‘pause’ before someone gets on the line.Who then proceeds to tell you that,”the FBI needs your information..”“your car warranty is about to expire..”“you owe money […]

Global Warming, Really

I have such a disdain for lies and deception it borders on an obsession.One of my biggest peeves is the absolute LIE of ‘man-made global warming’.An entire generation of children have been literally indoctrinated with this ‘religion’ that is based on junk science!This schtick has been used by the anti-capitalist to bludgeon the economies and […]