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  1. ICT Tip #18 - Avoiding Scam Emails

    by , 14th May 2013 at 02:12 PM
    Back in time for an older tip, not that it matters to anyone but me. There's a chunk of school-specific tips from 42-44 so in an attempt to maintain my buffer, I've gone back and pulled out an ever-relevant tip I wrote when we changed email provider and started to suffer an onslaught of spam.

    ICT Tip 018 - Avoiding Scam E-mails.doc

    It's a bit longer at 4 pages, but some people require a comprehensive dismantling of their naÔvety.
    Tags: 419, email, scam, tip
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    ICT Tips
  2. EcoSplash / ShowerSaint

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    CAM
    , 5th November 2011 at 12:35 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Just had this rubbish through the door in postcard format:

    Your request for an EcoSplash has been received. (No, We never sent a request!)

    If you don't require it contact us on... (Stop there. We didn't order one so no!)

    You will need to give us your address so that we can remove your details (And confirm I am an idiot? No thanks!)

    For more information visit... (Doesn't even appear in Google searches and the WHOIS points to a marketing
    ...

    Updated 9th December 2011 at 08:27 PM by CAM

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    Technical
  3. SMS: Scammers Messaging Service

    by
    CAM
    , 21st March 2011 at 06:20 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Mobile devices are gradually becoming more popular targets for scammers and are crossing over into the realm of traditional Internet scams. Social engineering plays a big part in scamming mobile phones, with a popular tactic being to ring a number, hang up immediately and leave an entry in the missed calls list that will redirect a curious owner to a premium rate number and a hold jingle. They rely on the "Hmm who just rang me?" effect to trick consumers into dialling the number and don't ...

    Updated 21st March 2011 at 06:23 PM by CAM

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