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I just wanted to give everyone a head-up that some scumbag is using dotTech’s email to spend spam emails.
If you receive an e-mail from “firstname.lastname@example.org” that is not characteristic of the emails we send (i.e. not an article or comment notification), then the email is probably spam. [...]Read More »
Fake e-mail from “Microsoft Windows 8 Team” claims to give you free Windows 8 but is actually a phishing attack
We have seen many e-mail scams, ranging from e-mails that try to steal your information to e-mails that try to infect your computer with malware. In particular one fake e-mail was particularly clever because it used the cover of a real Microsoft e-mail to infect your computer. Now there is [...]Read More »
These are seven new malicious emails you should stay clear of — emails from YouTube, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, British Airways, and DHL Express
dotTech has gotten into the habit of warning our readers about web security issues, namely malicious emails that make their rounds in the inboxes of people around the world — such as the fake Windows Update password stealing email and the fake email from Microsoft. The following are seven new [...]Read More »
Fake “Microsoft Windows Update” e-mail will steal your Gmail, Windows Live, Yahoo, or AOL passwords — be careful
E-mail threats are a non-stop nuisance. After the recent “Important Changes to Microsoft Services Agreement” malicious e-mail, we have another swipe at Windows users. This time the e-mail comes in the form of a phishing attack.
An e-mail from “email@example.com” with the subject of “Microsoft Windows Update” is hitting inboxes [...]Read More »
The scenario I present to you is simple. You are sitting at home or work and you receive an e-mail in your inbox claiming to contain nude videos or pictures of your favorite celebrity. Would you open it? Apparently 996 Taiwanese government workers would.
The government of New Taipei, Taiwan [...]Read More »
Whether it be through Windows or its online services, Microsoft touches the lives of many, many people around the world on a daily basis. So when an e-mail from “Microsoft <firstname.lastname@example.org>” with the subject of “Important Changes to Microsoft Services Agreement” magically appears in the inbox [...]Read More »