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Microsoft Fake Billing Email

Summary You may receive an email that appears to be from Microsoft about a bill. An example is below. Avoid using any links or phone numbers in suspicious emails. Instead, go to the official website to login or get support. Sample Fake Email Below is an example of a fake Microsoft email you may receive.

Scam: PayPal Shipment Details Email

Summary You may receive an email claiming to provide “Details about your shipment” for a purchased paid using PayPal. This fraud usually results in the scammer trying to gain access to your PayPal account once you contact them. Action Do not reply or attempt to call the phone number provided. Use only the official PayPal… Continue reading Scam: PayPal Shipment Details Email

Geek Squad

Overview A common theme in fraudulent emails is to notify the recipient that a payment has been made for a service. The example below mentions Geek Squad Protection Shield. This type of scam intends to invoke a response from the recipient. The scammers then obtain credit card details or gain access to the user’s computer.… Continue reading Geek Squad