Monthly Archives: March 2015

2015 03 26 Microsoft does not distribute security updates via email

Today I received the Microsoft Security Advisory Notification shown below in its entirety.   I felt this deserved some special attention.  Read the following excerpt from the advisory: “If you receive an email message that claims to be distributing a Microsoft … Continue reading

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From Antivirus to Threats

By Dennis Strain © March 2015  You might ask yourself “do I need antivirus?”  “I never had antivirus before and everything is ok,” you might say. Well, let’s talk about it. This is how Wikipedia defines a computer virus:  A computer … Continue reading

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2015 03 20 Videos of Fake Microsoft Calls

These videos and articles give good (if you can call it good) examples of these fake Microsoft calls. The National, Microsoft tech support scam. Gary Mc, an actual recorded scam call. CBC, scammers threaten to kill a man: – Dennis … Continue reading

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2015 03 20 Microsoft Scam Phone Calls Defeated

Today one of my clients received a cold call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft, that there was a problem with their computer, but they can connect to their computer from remote to fix the problem – for fee, … Continue reading

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