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Email Phishing: How To Avoid Being Scammed

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Computer hackers are getting really crafty with their scams. They use very convincing emails to fish for our personal data.

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Chances are, you’ve seen email scams in your junk folder. They say your account is compromised or deactivated and prompt you to login to fix it. But when you do, that’s when the real problems start.

Rich DeMuro shows you the signs you should look out for to avoid being a phishing victim and what you should do if you fell for a scam.

Check out the full video of the Netflix scam mentioned in the story.

Samples of email phishing scams:

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Read more: http://ktla.com/2014/03/17/email-phishing-avoiding-online-scams/#ixzz2wFFR0JOV

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FDA to vets: Watch out for jerky pet treats; some linked to illness, death

I only give JT ones made for us 🙂

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(CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a message for veterinarians and pet owners: If dogs or cats get sick after eating jerky pet treats, let us know.

The agency says it’s received reports of more than 3,600 dogs and 10 cats that got sick after eating jerky pet treats since 2007. Of those cases, the FDA says, more than 580 pets have died.

“This is one of the most elusive and mysterious outbreaks we’ve encountered,” said Bernadette Dunham, director of the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine.

“Most of the jerky treats implicated have been made in China,” the FDA said. Investigators have tested more than 1,200 samples but haven’t uncovered what could be causing the illnesses.

On Tuesday, the FDA issued a letter to veterinarians asking for help tracking the illnesses. The agency also released a fact sheet for pet owners warning of possible…

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