Beware iCloud Phishing Phone Calls!

We’ve been hearing reports of an uptick in the scam phone calls that claim to be from Apple. If you answer, an automated message tells you that your iCloud account has been breached and asks you to call a provided 1-866 number. Do not do this! Apple will never call you unprompted. Unfortunately, the [...]

By |2020-09-04T08:35:24-04:00September 15th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Beware iCloud Phishing Phone Calls!

Beware Microsoft Office 365 Phishing Attacks!

We’re seeing an uptick in email phishing attacks purporting to come from Microsoft about Office 365. They’re quite convincing messages that tell users that their credit card payment has failed, that an account needs renewing, or that a password needs to be confirmed. Needless to say, they’re all complete scams, and clicking a link [...]

By |2019-05-06T17:47:27-04:00May 14th, 2019|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Beware Microsoft Office 365 Phishing Attacks!

Gone Phishing: Five Signs That Identify Scam Email Messages

A significant danger to businesses today is phishing—the act of forging email to fool someone into revealing login credentials, credit card numbers, or other sensitive information. Of course, phishing is a problem for individuals too, but attackers more frequently target businesses for the same reason as bank robber Willie Sutton’s apocryphal quote about why [...]

By |2019-03-02T14:44:12-04:00March 29th, 2019|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Gone Phishing: Five Signs That Identify Scam Email Messages