Have you ever gotten an email from your financial institution stating they need you to update your information such as a pin or account number. Well be for warned this is called Internet Phishing. An email’s looking for this information are everywhere. I have witnessed several thousands of dollars being taken from people because they thought it was an LEGIT web site. Number one rule is never reply to a message sent to you regarding your financial information needing to be updated. The Banks have that already!!! Any way read this article from the Computer Shopper “If It Smells Bad, It Must Be Phish. This article gives you a great idea of what to expect and please don’t be fooled.
I is a link to help translate things from other languages and vica versa. The web site is called Babel Fish. Have at it!!!
I decided to move the web page over here to test out this blog spot. It is free and has many different added features I like. Anyway Halloween weekend is coming up. Big plans Friday to go to the Boise State Broncos vs the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors live on ESPN 2 at 6:00pm. I will hope to get some shots of the game on the digital camera. Saturday we head off to birthday parties and trick or treating. Jessica will of course be going as Dorothy the Dinosaur from the Wiggles. The next-door neighbor has their house all decorated. I will get some pics of that as well. I believe they are hoping to go trick or treating on Sunday, but we will see. Shilo sent me this link to Give Bush A Brain Game so have fun.
Recently Windows updated its service pack to SP2, for XP. For those users this was a great thing because it added the security center. With the security center it turned on Windows XP built in firewall, turned on Windows Automatic update and searched your OS for a virus scan. In addition to all this windows updated Internet Explorer. It added a pop up blocker and added Active X controls, a source of how Hackers can get into your system and spread computer worms. However, these steps may not be enough. The US-CERT a division of Homeland Security warns that web users should have an alternate web browser. I recently added Fire Fox web browser to surf the web and I am greatly impressed. The following are what I like the most. 1. Tabbed Browsing: if you haven’t tried it you … Read more…