Tag Archive


#Moviemath action films Amazon Amazon Cloud Player Amazon Instant Videos Android antivirus Apple apps audiobooks bad ideas digital video ebooks email Facebook financial free stuff geek-fu Google how-to internet iTunes Kindle Kindle Fire Kindle Fire HDX made of win malware movies MP3 music privacy reviews ripoffs Roku savvy consumer security social media spam trojan unhelpful virus webfail why go digital Windows WTF

How To Stop Amazon Seller Emails

There’s a new kind of spam email in town, and it’s maddening. I’ve noticed many of my Amazon orders prompt unwanted follow up messages from the vendor, and I’m sick of it. These always come disguised as a “thanks for your order,” “helpful tips,” “let us know if there are any problems,” email or similar, […]

Sophisticated Gmail Phishing Scam: Don’t Get Caught In The Net

A sophisticated Gmail phishing scam that first popped up last year seems to gaining steam, even among tech-savvy consumers, because it’s unusually well-designed.     This new scheme employs the usual trick of getting the email recipient to click on a bogus link, but the email appears to be from a known contact and the […]

Gmail Introduces New Security Measures

Last week Google announced it’s now in the process of rolling out a Gmail update that adds two new security features. If you use Gmail, you will be seeing these changes in your own email inbox in the coming weeks.     User Authentication Following the update, Gmail will attempt to authenticate the identity of […]

New Apple Phishing Scam: Don’t Fall For It

The last week of February I found the following message in my Gmail SPAM folder, where it had been routed automatically. Some quick Googling on it showed this scam is being perpetrated on a lot of people, so I figured I should warn my readers. Click or tap on image below to view an enlarged […]

New Phishing Scam Targets E-ZPass Users, Toll Road Users

Many news outlets are reporting a new email phishing scam that specifically targets toll road users, though it seems a lot like the same scam I reported on last summer. Toll road users across the country are getting bogus email notices of unpaid tolls (tap or click on image below to view an enlarged version […]