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DontBeFooled 2015 at Danforth Tech

This past week I had the pleasure of attending DontBFooled 2015 at Danforth Tech in Toronto. This event is one where we teach the youth about Scams and Internet Safety. We talk about the scams and how they can be prevented. The event was a partnership between Toronto Police, TDSB, Community Partners and Government/Community Agencies. [...]

By | March 14th, 2015|Fraud, Social Media|0 Comments

Fake Lottery Scams Have Come To Twitter

Yesterday I was spending some of my time relaxing, catching up on social media., We all are aware of Lottery scams in email but it is not worth mentioning that they have come to Twitter.         The above picture is a tweet that I received last night. The clue is I do [...]

By | October 19th, 2014|Fraud, Security, Social Media|0 Comments

The Dlink Scam

A week ago a good friend was having issues with her Dlink router. It seemed the signal was not going far. Instead of calling me she did a web search and called a "Dlink Rep". It turned out the Rep was not from Dlink at all. He remoted to her pc - yikes and told [...]

By | August 25th, 2014|Fraud, Hardware|0 Comments

Scam Warning – Now On Linkedin

Well we are all use to email scams saying we won money. Below is a new Linkedin email which I received. I have no relationship with this person beyond that we follow each other on Linkedin. Why would I give ANY personal information to someone I do not know. This is setting yourself up for [...]

By | July 30th, 2014|Fraud, Security|0 Comments