Scammers phishing by text

Well, scammers have moved “up” in the world…first they were scamming by phone…now, they’re using SMS\Text messages to try to get you to browse to some fake, malicious website. Here’s the text I received from 321-332-5220 this morning: Wow! My reward from[]! Rule number one about any email\text\anything: DON’T CLICK THE LINK. Rule #2: Don’t click the link. EVER. A quick whois shows nothing useful: Registrant Address1:                         Attn: gpck.bizRegistrant Address2:                         Aptds. 0850-00056Registrant City:                             PanamaRegistrant Postal Code:                      Zona … Read more…

IE Toolbar Hell

A picture is worth 1,000 words. I know of a few people that honestly do use the Google toolbar, but this is just nuts. I took a minute or two to uninstall all of these, and no this is NOT one of my systems: Stupid drive-by-downloads. Total recipe search? Really? Because I need a toolbar for that…..