Posted on 22 July 2008.
A computer virus has been circulating as an email attachment. The “From” address indicates that the email came from a UPS representative. The virus is a zip file attachment with the names of “ups_invoice.zip” or “ups_tracking.zip”, or some variance thereof. The email is usually found to have the title of “UPS Tracking Number xxxxx” and states that a package you sent was not able to be delivered and that you are required …
Posted in Anti-virus, Email, Internet
Posted on 12 July 2008.
A friend recently asked me a question about email messages. He wanted to know why he was receiving notifications that his email was “undeliverable” to person “xyz” when he doesn’t even know “xyz” and insists he never sent the message. So what happened? Did his computer get hacked? Did he get a virus? Probably not. This is a symptom of a clever trick used by spammers.
Posted in Email, Internet
Posted on 01 July 2008.
As you can tell from some of my previous posts, I’m into productivity tools. I recently found a site that helps solve a problem – keeping track of my stuff. Have every tried to remember something you heard, saw on the net, or viewed on television and didn’t have a place to jot it down? Remember all those Google searches you were going to do once you got back to your computer? Of course not, you forget them all.
Posted in Internet, Web Browsing