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Facebook official or hoax?

We use Facebook to make things official like births and weddings, but just because you see an announcement on Facebook doesn’t means it’s official.

iPhone 5 testers wanted?

For weeks I’ve been getting Facebook messages inviting me to an iPhone 5 testing event. In the message, you’re made host of the event. However, there’s only been speculation and no official announcement from Apple about the iPhone 5. Facebook is deleting the post from your page which is a sure sign it’s spam. Plus,…

Deal or no deal?

Looking for a deal? How about this hot site offering prizes like an iPad for $39.99? Or, having trouble paying your mortgage? How about a loan modification. The ModExperts offer a guaranteed loan modification. While I’m always looking for deals, I can assure you these are not deals. They’re scams setup by the Massachusetts Office…

Waiting for a package? Don’t fall for the fake

Waiting on a package from someone? Don’t fall for a bogus email about a delivery or you could install a virus on your machine or have personal information stolen. These types of phishing emails make the rounds. Often, legitimate companies like banks or even the IRS are targeted. The thieves use the legitimate businesses to…

BBB says Oslo & Winehouse tragedies linked to scams

The Better Business Bureau warns of scams tied to recent tragedies. There’s a bogus post on Facebook regarding the shootings in Norway, and the death of Amy Winehouse. The Norway shooting tragedy link claims to take you to video from an Oslo security camera showing a car bomb detonating. The BBB says the post says “[Video]…