Tag Archives: Protecting Your Computer

Facebook Phishing Scam

he he Heres the link…. a new FaceBook phishing scam to watch out for.

With this nasty little scam you receive a FaceBook post that looks like it came from your friend, but it actually comes from scammers who have already hacked your friends account and are now trying to get into yours.

Phishing is when you send an email pretending to be a trusted source (like a bank) but you are actually trying to trick people into giving you information like their account passwords.

 

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Do you switch off in a storm? Computers and Storm Damage.

A few things you may not know about computers and lightning.

Lightning strikes during a storm can damage computers.
Lightning strike over our neighbours roof in a storm!

We’ve had some rough weather lately and one of the downsides is the rash of calls we’ve had about storm damaged computers. Here’s a few things Dave taught me about computers and storms this week:

It doesn’t have to be YOUR house that’s struck by lightning.

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