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phishing or pharming incident

I would like to know the REASONS / CAUSES why I am being redirected to another website when I log on to an ONLINE BANKING website. The following are the details/observations from my experience: I ...
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how to fix if a site is always redirected to another phishing site?

I am running Windows XP SP3. Before I used to do online banking using this computer without problem. But recently, when I will visit my bank to do online banking, https://www.mybdo.com.ph , it gives ...
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How do I send email from my domain? [closed]

I am running Discourse and sending verification email, but the emails have my gmail address as sender and they go to spam folder and Google throws a warning that this may be phishing. Do I need to ...
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Windows 8.1 request to “Enter your most recent password”… Legitimate?

I have a desktop computer that I keep at a location that I rarely visit anymore, but still use occasionally. It has been sitting in Standby mode (or whatever it's called on Windows 8.x), but when I ...
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Recover from phishing and being a good citizen

There is a mail floating around which claims that someone you know wants to share a document with you and once you follow the link in the mail you get to a site that asks your google (or others) ...
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Unrecognized, foreign email address appears when using LastPass [closed]

I have recently implemented LastPass as a secure password manager. When I changed the password for my email address an associated account (smithfaketester@gmail.com) that I had never seen before came ...
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Is it relevant to hit the unsusbscribe button in an email which looks like spam? [closed]

I have received several emails from a website called Zorpia, which I am not interested at all in. According to the Wikipedia page, it is a social network which tries to recruit users with spamming, ...
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How to block spam email using Outlook 2011?

I'm using Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac and I'm getting so much spam I'm not sure how to control it. In the past, I always applied "Block Sender" and "Mark as Junk" to any spam email messages I ...
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A genuine message from Microsoft or scam? [closed]

Can't login into my hotmail account, but received message "It looks like someone else might be using your account". Is it a genuine one or is someone phishing? EDIT It redirects to the following ...
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Is it possible to always show the address bar in ie10 metro?

I'm setting up Windows 8 for a friend of mine, and I'm trying to ensure that they have a way to avoid going to phishing websites. When educating my friends about spoofed/phishing email I always ...
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Adding a website to a global blacklist [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to report a malicious site to Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, etc. so that they will warn users I recently received a phishing scam in my email. I recognized it ...
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Does my system has any potential Malware as Chrome is showing “This page has insecure content” pop-up

Well, I've been using chrome for a long time and it never showed such message unless it actually is. Actually, I had to crack a RAR file for that I searched over google and found some tools which I ...
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Security risks with autocomplete

I've heard of websites that have autocomplete fields that aren't visible, so extra information is captured when a user uses autocomplete (ex. a hidden address field, that is only filled in with ...
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What are the usual methods used for collecting email information from a corporate website? [closed]

What are the usual methods used for collecting email information from a corporate website, and What are the usual ways one can undertake to protect that data i.e. to protect its users/emails from ...
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Will Microsoft ever call or email you for support or updates? [closed]

I have had a couple of clients who got phished, one by email (regarding a fake Windows 7 upgrade) one by cell phone (we are Microsoft support please open a remote connection for us). This is the first ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 Rule to Match Against HTML Source?

A client receives phishing e-mails with link manipulation: the displayed text for a link (the text between the anchor "a" tags) shows a random safe URL, while the actual URL in the HTML source links ...
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Is this a valid paypal email? [closed]

I have a Gmail and a live mail so I forward my live mails to Gmail. I don't remember signing up for PayPal using live mail. I work for a signer and I sell her songs online using PayPal so these days ...
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How dangerous is it to translate IPs directly via hosts in Windows

Sorry for the inconvenience, as English is not my native. I use hosts to access some websites as DNS is polluted. My question is, take www.google.com as an example. If I am successfully social ...
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Mac OS X Update 10.6.8 weird phishing behaviour

I just updated to Mac App Store 1.0.2 with the update to 10.6.8. The Mac App Store said I have one update available, for Angry Birds.... I do not have Angry Birds on my system, but when I clicked ...
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Understanding phishing/basic internet security guide, for teens? [closed]

I just helped a 13 year-old relative set up a new Windows 7 desktop, making it as secure as I can remember knowing how to. I has been an hour, and he just came to me saying "I seem to have a virus.". ...
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Strange phishing attack?

When I login to wachovia/wells fargo/amazon/paypal , no matter the user/pass that I insert, i get a "we need to verify your information" page where they ask me everything, from the atm pin to my ssn ...
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Possible DNS redirection hack attempt

I am trying to login to Windows Live, and I get the message my password has expired and I'm getting redirected to Live website. The address looks valid: https://login.live.com/login.srf But I get ...
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What is iproxy.saverpigeeks.com [closed]

I'm seeing it in a ton of search results and even copy pasted into content on this site (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2687289/adding-a-bookmark-link-to-a-facebook-iframe-app). Is it a phishing ...
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How can visiting a webpage infect your computer?

My mother's computer recently became infected with some sort of rootkit. It began when she received an email from a close friend asking her to check out some sort of webpage. I never saw it, but my ...