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shelley contributor, Author at IBM BGS Website

shelley contributor

And another scam

I almost fell for it.  An email purporting to come from a BGS member asked for technical help.  When I replied they wanted me to buy an Amazon gift card for a niece, and told me not to phone.  Alarm bells!

Stupid me, I hadn’t noticed the first email didn’t use my name.  I should never have replied, but at least didn’t get conned.  Someone’s phishing.  Don’t get caught.

  • Shelley

Another kind of bandit

Avoid Track & Trace Scams

The Covid-19 Track & Trace app hasn’t been released yet, but scammers are out and about.  The Devon and Cornwall Police’s Cyber Protect Unit has issued the following advice:

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