Is that a scam email?

Yeah, probably.   That's your short answer.  But, if you want to get in the habit of being more confident about it, read on. Signs it's a scam: Bad grammar and poor spelling.  Most of these are coming from overseas from non-native English speakers. "Click here to update your account info" - real emails know…
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95% of successful security attacks are the result of human error

I knew it was high but, wow, 95%! This is from last year but I haven't seen our habits change much.  I still clean up more systems from user-installed junkware (toolbars, etc) than I do actual viruses. Remember, folks, before you click that email link or apply that update some random webpage tells you need…
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How to recognize the difference between a safe email and a scam

I was going to try to summarize the tips but I really think this is something that people should take a moment to read.  I think I'm pretty internet-savvy and I almost fell for one of these fake-Paypal ("About your recent transaction") messages last year because it came minutes after I'd make a Paypal transaction.…
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