Tag Archives: Protection

‘Can You Hear Me?’ Scam is Easy to Fall for

"Can You Hear Me?" the person on the other end of the phone asks.   Your automatic response is "Yes", which seems simple and harmless.  Now with a new phone scam that is traveling around the country, your harmless answer might cost you hundreds of dollars. The Can You Hear Me? scam is basically all about…
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Totally 100% Fake Scareware

  If your screen should pop up with a something similar to the picture above, the best thing to do is PRESS THE POWER BUTTON, turn off your computer and call Mad Dog Computer at 503.922.1599.   Clicking on anything on the screen in an attempt to close the messages may infect your computer with a virus…
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Back Up Before It Is All Gone – New Ransomware Threat

RANSOMWARE THREAT IS BACK! After an absence of 2 months, the CryptoWall ransomware threat is back!  CryptoWall 3.0 started appearing on Monday 1-12-15 and is a sophisticated ransomware threat program that encrypts the victims' files making them unusable and non-recoverable. Users are instructed to pay the equivalent of US$500 in bitcoin virtual currency in order…
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