Watch out for emails claiming to be from DVLA asking you to verify your driving licence details via an online link – it’s a scam. DVLA has not sent any such email, so if you get one delete it immediately.
This is a phishing exercise. Phishing is a way of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Communications purporting to be from popular social web sites, auction sites, online payment processors or IT administrators are commonly used to lure the unsuspecting public.… Click here to continue reading this article
It never ceases to amaze me when people who use Paypal think they can stiff over sellers of goods on the internet. If the seller is abroad, they think they become even more faceless and hope the seller will just roll over and accept a fraudulent chargeback.
Jeff Smith is a guy who bought a book on a particular niche in internet dating. In fact, he liked it so much he bought two. Then he got greedy and decided that having bought one, he should be able to buy one and get another free.… Click here to continue reading this article
Looking for a user review of Nochex? Looking for a UK alternative to Paypal? Read on.
I’ll give a positive shout here for the Nochex SELLER ACCOUNT. We use it on our site for small orders, but it is limited to £100 per transaction, and UK cards only unless you open the Merchant Account.
DO NOT open a Nochex Merchant Account. We got stung this way when asking them for a larger transaction limit on our seller account (trying to escape the awful Paypal). They ask you your likely monthly turnover, you tell them, and they then want to retain that much forever as security against chargebacks!… Click here to continue reading this article
Here is a Nigerian scammer who speaks Russian who may be soon invading your email inbox. His email is email@example.com which suggests Italy, but his IP address is 18.104.22.168 which traces to Warri in Nigeria. Yet he gives a dodgy UK cellular based telephone number +44 70457 07946 which is nothing at all to do with Russia, Italy or Nigeria.
So here is our scamming Nigerian email in Russian:
У меня есть мужество, чтобы искать надежный и честный человек, которые будут способны помочь мне в этой финансовой операции полагать, что вы никогда не подводил меня ни сейчас, ни в будущем.
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If you have an HP printer and enjoy the free Image Zone software that comes with it, beware of upgrading to Windows 7.
HP Image Zone does not work on Windows 7. There is no fix, no workaround and no Windows 7 driver. HP doesn’t support the software any more, and has no intention of writing updated drivers for it. There is no later programme they offer that offers anything near the functionality.
I Googled this subject to death recently and this is the cast iron result. MS knows all about these type of issues and has something called an “XP Compatibility Pack” that is supposed to solve these problems.… Click here to continue reading this article