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How to spot an email scam

How to spot an email scam

Friday, August 12, 2016 | Eva Pettifor |

Learn how to spot a scam email in a few easy steps. Email scams seem to be on the rise with copycat branded emails supposedly from popular online services like PayPal, iTunes, Telstra and of course the banks (and more). I've had quite a few q ...

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Windows Explorer support ends for older versions

Windows Explorer support ends for older versions

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 | Eva Pettifor |

Important news for Windows users Effective from 12 January 2016, only the most current version of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) will receive technical support, compatibility fixes and security updates. At the time of writing, version 11 is th ...

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Have you been spammed by an 'Online Strategist'?

Have you been spammed by an 'Online Strategist'?

Monday, December 01, 2014 | Eva Pettifor |

Some of my clients have been concerned about an 'Online Strategist' finding issues with their website. If you have a website, chances are you have received a similar email recently. The email content goes something like this: "Hi, M ...

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Domain name invoice scam

Domain name invoice scam

Sunday, March 03, 2013 | Eva Pettifor |

Be wary of an 'official' looking invoice in the mail, it looks convincing but it can be filed in the bin! Over the years, my clients have been receiving hard copy invoices in the mail from "Domain Registry Pty Ltd", "Domain Name Group Pty L ...

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Chinese domain name scam

Chinese domain name scam

Sunday, March 03, 2013 | Eva Pettifor |

There are emails circulating from domain registration companies in China trying to convince you to register the Chinese equivalent of your existing domain name. I have received the following email myself (and there are different variations ci ...

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Warning: Telstra Bigpond email scam

Warning: Telstra Bigpond email scam

Monday, February 14, 2011 | Eva Pettifor |

Beware of this 'Telstra Billing and Account Management' email - it looks like the real thing but it's a scam. This email caught my attention this morning, mainly because the 'from' email address is shown as 'team@bigpond.com' - a legitimate l ...

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