Latest Email Threat

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Not all email spammers are asking you to click a link or open a PDF.  It is asking you to call them.  Here is how it goes ...

A legitimate looking email from a reputable company e.g. Apple and Norton.  This email thanks you for your purchase/subscription/auto renewal etc.  And then asks you to please call us if you want to cancel or change your order.  If you call, youíll be connected to a scammer. Scammers have figured out countless ways to cheat you out of your credit card number, personal information act.  In some scams, they act friendly and helpful. In others, they might threaten or try to scare you.

Remember:
  • Stay alert for email scams
  • Never give your password to a stranger on the phone, even if they claim to be from a company you recognize.
  • Donít give your bank account, credit card, or personal information over the phone to someone who emails you out of the blue.