“So there we were, paralyzed with fear with a frozen MacBook Pro screaming at us to do nothing except call this purported Apple support number for the only way to unlock it. Real or unreal? I can’t call the suggested number if it’s fake, but who else could lock it up so tightly if not […]
Let’s talk about two-factor authentication. I’ve posted about this before, but my own mother, who put eleven years of hard work into her Facebook page to support the books she has authored, and her business Facebook page got hacked a few days ago. She did not have two-factor authentication turned on. The sad thing here […]
Yet another senior citizen MacMedics customer got ripped off for $6000! If fact, this high-value slick scam is so common that while I was checking out one customer who got taken for $6000 that he is NEVER getting back, another customer who ALSO got rooked for $6k in 2022 was also in the store at […]
Apple Reseller Simply Mac has ceased operations. While the closest store to Maryland was Charlottesville, Virginia, MacMedics has immediate job openings that are highly suited for previous employees of Simply Mac (or Apple or any other Apple Authorized Reseller or Service Provider).
NEW SCAM Alert! The scammers are now making actual charges on people’s credit cards and sending corresponding emails in some cases. So when you take action, you are “calling” the 1-800 phone number off your actual credit card statement. That makes you believe that you are talking to the actual company, but you’re actually calling […]
“Already $650,000 stolen from a single individual and it’s going to happen to a lot more people”. “Key takeaways,” Serpent wrote in their Twitter thread. “Always use a cold wallet to store your valuables. Never give out verification codes to anyone. Protect your information, don’t give out your phone number or your personal email. Caller […]
This Chase “Phishing” email arrived in my inbox today. I could tell right away that it was fake. If you see my first photo, I checked to see who the email was from and as you can see it did not come from Chase. For fun, I clicked on the link and was shocked to […]