Archive | July, 2008

UPS Virus

UPS Virus

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 …

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Are Spammers Ruining Your Good Name?

Are Spammers Ruining Your Good Name?

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.

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Don’t Forget It – Kwiry It

Don’t Forget It – Kwiry It

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.

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