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I have seen a few reports on a download problem that involves a mapuser?providerid= notice as being a file proposed for download from a server called "usync.nexage.com" I am getting these too. ...

I was doing a Cyber Security and IT audit for a company. I was told that they had very little in terms of fraud protection, one of the only ways that they detected potential fraudsters was by ...

I would like the community's input on an event that took place recently, that I honestly don't know what do make of: When trying to watch an item on eBay, a warning notice said my account had been ...

An acquaintance of mine got a call from an alleged Microsoft employee and provided him access to his Windows 10 computer via team viewer (commonly known as the tech support scam). But when the scammer ...

As the title says, I received an email from some Bulgarian email address saying that the sender has compromised my browser and thereby obtained control over my camera as well as gathering data on all ...

Is this a scam email or is it a valid email from PayPal? To: XXXXXX XXXXXX From: PayPal Credit Request attempted on: June 10, 2017 You attempted to open an account or make a purchase using ...

I have a blog on blogspot (google), which is mostly visited by my friends and occasional wanderers on the internet. In the statistics I can see "reference-url"'s which are supposedly sites that link ...

I was playing an online game and I came in contact with this user. She was listed as from the same country as me (Egypt). So when she asked me for my cell phone number, I gave it to her. I figured it ...

I just refused to give my credentials to a phone call operator who called me. and I wonder whether I did the right thing. Background. My cellphone operator (call them Alpha) uses a simple ...

I found a site where they display your political registration info (which includes contact info) that was requested from the government. If you find your contact information from this site, do NOT ...

I just received this e-mail (where the blacked out parts are my e-mail address): To me it looks like a scam for the following reasons: First of all, I do not have a Paypal account. It is written in ...

While I was visiting a page on a usual website with the built-in browser of the Android Facebook app, a pop-up just... poped-up, saying dumb stuff about my cellphone being full of viruses, etc. (Quite ...

I have recently been scammed and compiling a report for the police. I have the suspect's last email to me and would like to extract as much information as possible from it; IP address and hopefully ...

I get the "Microsoft Warning Alert" popup from firefox on a Linux computer. That scam is described in https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-malicious-pornographic-spyware-riskware-...

While checking my website's traffic, I found a referring website that had sent over 400 visits to my site. When I clicked on the URL of the referring website, the site looked almost exactly like my ...

Basically, this afternoon, I got a call that I had picked up. The caller asked for (my name) stating that they were from this company associated with my healthcare. The call seemed pretty legit, and ...

I am a Mac User and while I was on youtube, I clicked on a url www.giftforfans .us I don't know what I was thinking but I got phished pretty hard... Now I am a bit paranoid and I am wondering if ...

My grandfather recently fell for a telephone scam. I won't go into details into how the scam worked; it's sufficient to say that he sent them over $2000 worth of iTunes gift card codes. The scammers ...

The website is verified by the Certificate Authority Symantec according to my Firefox browser; however, when I went to the website and foolishly bought a gift card, I then got a notification from my ...

What is the reason this command was run and why network hacked....clampi found was typed in at the command prompt Title has been changed....somebody gave me the computer to fix after calling a number ...

I really hope, this is the right place to ask that sort of question. If the topic is against rules place just lock/remove it. I hope I won't get banned :D. Anyway I feel I should ask this here. On ...

I received a text after posting on Craigslist and putting in my iphone number for texting. The text said "Hi i am Jacqueline..wanna buy your Wooden Organizer - $40. Urgently. Can I call you now?" ...

I've recently been victim to a scam. I was signed up to an internet gaming 'club' despite never knowingly having visited their site, read their T&C's nor clicked an agreement. Under UK ...

I have a good looking virtual machine setup that I intend to give full control to a tech support scammer and waste their time for an hour or two. I will be speaking to them through my host computer ...

People, not employees or users, just ordinary people with no relation to us, have been getting scam emails, prompting them to open and download a link from Dropbox. I think this link contains files ...

I know there have been at least two other questions related to this issue (I will link them if able) but I believe this is a potential scam, based on a recent escalation of events. Earlier in the ...

I'm a little apprehensive that there is some unauthorized usage of my router or computer or phone. I have an Asus RT-AC66U, a macbook pro and an iPhone. I'm hoping someone here might be able to help. ...

My Employer has sent me a link related to setting up security questions for Microsoft Azure account. I clicked on the privacy link from that page which sent me to the following page: https://www....

I recently asked a question on skeptics.se about a website regarding the legitimacy of it as a survey website for a passport survey. The website address is https://www.passportplanning.com, and is a ...

My girl was scammed and entered my home address and my credit card number on a fake website (through a Facebook ad). What risks am I additionally incurring, apart from having lost €40 (the money that ...

I found an email in my Gmail spam folder which has the Gmail trusted sender icon. This seemed strange as I never saw this on spam, and it is making me uncomfortable. I can't figure out what this ...

After I received dozen of spam mails over the last year with my thrashmail (used for "You must log in once to check out this product.."-Sites, etc.) I noticed they were mostly translated (if they are ...

Why do big companies like microsoft use URL's like buy.live.com, that don't look like they belong to microsoft at all? Is there a technical reason not to use something like buy.live.microsoft.com ? ...

Today I received a video in WhatsApp from an unknown sender (a telephone number is shown but not saved to my contact list). The movie showing Homer Simpson as a thumbnail was sent with the message "...

Today and for the last couple of days, an unknown number from Melbourne (that is also NOT an unknown caller ID) has been consistently calling me on my iPhone. I've been constantly forgetting to block ...

Recently, I received the following e-mail: Subject: Reply Me...Urgently From: something@hotmail.com From the Desk of Mr. James Kuffor Bank Manager, Ghana. Dear Sir/Madam, ...

I paid $80 on Aug 23 for [what I thought was] a one-year license for Windows tech support to theitcrib.com/my-account. But I suspect I have been scammed. It started with a phone call saying, in ...

Do I need to buy a firewall? The website networksecure247.com is trying to sell me one. They call and say that "alerts" keep coming up on my network. I have a 2013 Dell computer, and the firewall from ...

Today at the train station, a guy asked to borrow my phone to call his father to pick him up. I dialed the number and put it on speaker, but forgot to protect my own caller id and the number went to ...

I'm trying to ruin a scammer's day (fake check scam). I have his phone number. I am able to call (and record) and text him. He is also willing to mail items to my house. What can I do to find out ...

I have received an email, claiming to be from Microsoft. Here is a snapshot of it: Google marked this email as spam with the following notice: These are some header details: Now, the text of the ...

I'm an author of software aid for online game League of Legends. I have posted several (precisely four) videos that explain how the software works and is meant to be used. The game involves paid ...

I've seen several services advertised on social media which claim to pay me a rent if I let them use my unused hard disk space. There is usually a nice-sounding explanation about cloud storage and ...

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