People are getting their Covid Vaccine shots across the country. That has started a disturbing trend of photographs of the vaccine cards showing up on social media. It is commendable for people to share that they got the shot, and encourage others to do the same. However, stop sharing the cards online. Identity theft comes … Continue reading Covid Vaccine Cards
If you are curious as to when you can expect your US Stimulus Payment go to the IRS website: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment Click on Get My Payment. Agree to go to the form to enter in your information. Then continue. It will tell you on the next screen your status.
The other day I signed in to a site I use and got a notification from the browser that my email address and password combination were on the dark scary web. I changed the password at that website. Then put it out of my mind. Until it showed up again. I checked the spam folder … Continue reading Passwords and Accounts
Trolls come in all shapes and sizes. Trolls live to antagonize and deliberately post inflammatory, irrelevant, offensive, attacking, name calling, etc., comments. It includes those people who will put down an idea on someone else's blog, while presenting the very same idea as their own on their blog. They appear out of nowhere and can … Continue reading Trolls
Most of the people I know are taking the Coronavirus seriously. They are following stay at home orders, and other guidelines set out by the local, state, and federal government. They are staying home if sick, washing hands, wearing gloves, using hand sanitizer, and cleaning surfaces and items they come into contact with. Such as … Continue reading Dont be a spreader
A while ago I went to the doctors office for the yearly check-up. The clinic I go to likes to update and verify information with every visit. The front desk workers repeat the information loud enough that most of the people in the office can hear. So anyone in the room could have heard my … Continue reading Suspicious Call
The other day my relative told me about how they got another one of the "friends and family" scam phone calls. They answered the phone, "hello." "Hi grandma," he sniffled, "how are you? This is your grandson." The voice did not sound like any of her grandkids. Immediately the relative knew that it was a scam. … Continue reading Friend-Family Scam Part 2
The IRS has released a list of the new tax scams making the rounds this year. At the top of the list to look out for is the Telephone Scam: The Sequel. Like a really bad movie sequel the scammers have come up with an unwelcome update on the Telephone Scam. In a nutshell: Scammers steal data … Continue reading Tax Scams 2018