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More spam/phish than ever

Our service desk always gets a lot of questions about whether or not an email is legitimate.  If you suspect an email is not legitimate, it probably is not – usually your gut instinct is correct here.  95% of the...

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How to report spam to Microsoft 365

Getting a lot of annoying spam in your email? Here's a quick guide on how to report spam in Microsoft 365. For customers using Office 365’s built-in junk mail filter, there is an outlook plugin you can install to report spam that gets past Microsoft’s filters and move...

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How to detect phishing and scam emails

At SpireTech, our managed services clients often contact the helpdesk to determine if an email is fake or not.  We thought it’d be helpful to put together a short instructional video to help you identify some common signs that an email is a phish or fake email....

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How to avoid a Bitcoin blackmail scam

used with permission from FTC.gov., by Cristina Miranda “I know about the secret you are keeping from your wife and everyone else. You can ignore this letter, or pay me a $8600 confidentiality fee in Bitcoin”. It’s enough to send shivers down anyone’s spine, but these...

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Google Docs phishing attack

As some of you may already be aware of, there has been a large scale email phishing attack that impersonates a Google Docs request. Although it may appear that the email requests are coming from a known sender or domain, they are using techniques to spoof those...

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6 steps to securing your email

used with permission from HP Technology at Work Is your company's email providing a tempting route for cyber criminals to attack your business? Hackers continue to target businesses with phishing attacks. Once opened, these malicious email messages can hijack an...

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