Some Americans are a little behind the times. Today, I called a few local mortgage brokers, in order to offer them free lunch for coming to an informational session on Identity Theft. Bear in mind that I am offering to pay for their lunch at a VERY good Italian restuarant. Most of them aren’t interested …
Want to see a scammer get REALLY scammed? http://web.mac.com/dwp/iWeb/Gl2/Scam_Details.html I emailed the author of this site, and he seems like a pretty decent guy. We should all take as proactive of an approach to those who would defraud us!
Hi all, especially to visitors from the UK! Today we will be tackling the issue of advice, bad advice, and who you should take advice from. Of course, I think you should take my advice, but I leave it up to you.
It’s always nice to get feedback from viewers of this site! Here’s an email I received recently:
Hi all… Interesting Identity theft articles I read today… http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny–identitytheft0118jan18,0,5090177.story?coll=ny-region-apnewyork (Looks like law enforcement is finally catching up with a few of the people from ShadowCrew – still have a long ways to go though.)
Greetings to all the SuperSleuths! In case you haven’t seen it yet, I posted a new video today over at http://www.identitytheftsecrets.com/videos/paypal-phishing-1-16-06.html It’s a new take on the same old PayPal Phishing Scam. Thought you might find it interesting!
iTunes and AppleStore appears to be the latest attack target! http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2006/01/17/apple_phish/ Mac users are like PC users in that at least 5% of them will suspect the emails are real. Crazy stuff!
Eweek had an interesting “By the Numbers” inset in their most recent publication, pulling numbers from the Anti-Phishing Working Group, which I thought would be worthwhile to share here…
Want to see an example of a Phishing Site? This one was built to damage Sun Trust Bank’s credibility. Phishing “Sun Trust Bank Style”
The Identity Theft Email/Virus email, I “Sent” to myself Identity theft email I sent to myself