Category Archives: Scams

The Windows Antivirus Scam is On the Loose Again

The Windows Antivirus Scam is On the Loose Again Quite a few years ago, there were many Windows antivirus scams, most of them targeting Microsoft Security Essentials users (Windows 7). Well, the old scam has been resurrected by the online hooligans. We just ran into it again as it popped up during a visit to… Read More »

Beware the Adobe Flash Player Bundle

Beware the Adobe Flash Player Bundle If you’re using a browser like Firefox or Internet Explorer where Flash Player is still an add-on… heads up! Adobe has long played games with its installer. They used to try to trick you into installing McAfee Site Adviser. But now Adobe and McAfee have teamed up to make… Read More »

Be Prepared – Not Scared: Tech Support Scams & Microsoft Support Scams Are Everywhere!

Be Prepared – Not Scared: Tech Support Scams & Microsoft Support Scams Are Everywhere! Preface: Each week we receive several emails from people who have been scammed by either a Microsoft support scam or another support scam. We are reprising this article because it’s important that you know what these scams look like, how they… Read More »

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #794 – Available Online

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #794 – Available Online     If you’re not a subscriber to Cloudeight InfoAve Premium Newsletter, please join us. It’s delivered to your inbox every Friday and it’s completely free! Subscribe right now! Cloudeight InfoAve Premium, Issue #794, was sent to all subscribers on Friday, December 28, 2018 at approximately… Read More »

Beware Browser Extensions For Package Tracking

Beware Browser Extensions For Package Tracking ‘Tis the season to be jolly – and the season when all the miscreants crawl out from under their respective rocks.  More packages are shipped during December than at any other month of the year. Perhaps you’re expecting some packages soon.  Be careful: This is the time when spammers… Read More »