FTC warns against social security email scam

The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers around the U.S. of a phishing email scam that looks to infect your computer with viruses and malware. According to the FTC, the email contains the subject line “Get Protected” and tries to deceive consumers by talking about new features from the Social Security Administration (SSA) that can help…

AT&T users, beware of phishing attempt

We received an email from a concerned business owner regarding the status of his AT&T account. The following email was sent to him: SBC has discovered series of illegal attempts on your Account from a bad IP Location and will shut your account as it has been flagged as a spam account. You are to…

Two More Cyber-Scams Stalking Consumers’ Inboxes

This morning, we sent a warning to consumers across the country to be on the lookout for five common social media scams rearing their collective ugly heads. Unfortunately, right on cue, we came across two more cyber-scams today that you need to know about. Fake Twitter Notification: Our senior vice president received an email supposedly…