Aye! Right!

I just got this email purporting to be from PayPal. I don’t believe the email. Dear valued PayPal member: It has come to our attention that your PayPal account information needs to be updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If […]

Banks need to get more serious about security

I promised a couple of months back that I’d blog about a “security incident” with an agent of my bank once the transition was complete. Well, the transaction completed last week and then something similar happened with my credit card company. Anyway, I’ve calmed down now so here’s what happened…. I re-mortgaged my house in […]

Spam Scams

Today I received an email apparently purporting to be from the “The UK. Natioal Lottery” (I think they meant “National”). However, I didn’t pick up that it was a scam immediately from the subject and name (I didn’t spot the obvious spelling error immediately). Normally that sort of thing would have raised my suspicions immediately. […]