Tag Archives: Email

Purchase Order Fraud – Impersonation scam

Every week we receive orders and quote requests from companies, universities and hospitals all over North America, requesting expensive IT equipment. Great, right? Not really, because these are fraud artists that are trying to lure companies into sending valuable goods … Continue reading

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Q. How do you organize emails on an iPad?

How do you organize emails on an iPad or iPhone? You have a gazillion mail messages in your Inbox and you want get them sorted into folders. Background: The iPad and iPhone operating system iOS does not have a user-accessible … Continue reading

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Q. I have received an email – how can I tell if it is spam?

Mass-Email marketers work on the theory that it costs next to nothing to send a million emails, so if only one in 100,000 people is unwary enough to reply or act on their spam, then they are making money. ¬†Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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“Flashback”, Java trojans, “SabPub”, “LuckyCat” and “Tibet” Microsoft Office trojans target Mac OSX

Updated Apr 17 2012 April 17: Another Word Trojan Backdoor.OSX.SabPub.a aka “LuckyCat” has been described by Kapersky Labs, which is different malware code, assumed to be delivered in a similar way as “Tibet” through Word 2004/2008 documents or by targeted … Continue reading

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Q. I’ve been offered a job online working from home. Can I really make money working from home or filling in surveys?

Read up on employment scams so you know what to watch out for. Google “Employment Scam” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Job_scams Google the company name to see if there are reports and forum discussion The basic rules are: Do not pay anything to someone … Continue reading

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Q. How can I stop junk emails from arriving?

There’s not a lot you can do to stop people (or robots) from sending you junk email. In most cases it is not worth (and not even safe) to use the “unsubscribe” links in spam emails or to reply to … Continue reading

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Q. I need to get my Outlook Express email files to import into Outlook on another machine

You have to dig for the Outlook Express files. They are inside C:\Documents and Settings\<your user folder>\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\<big long string of numbers>\Microsoft\Outlook Express The Local Settings folder is normally hidden, you have to go to Show Hidden Files and … Continue reading

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