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Don’t Trust Free Diagnostics Scans (Except Ours on Fridays)

Published on April 9, 2017 By dgreenbaum

We’ve been offering Free Friday diagnostics at our Lawrence computer repair office. Our motivation for was to prevent our clients from getting taken in by scams.  Recently, a TV news station caught Office Depot using their repair service to scam customers.  These free scams take different forms, but they’re all out to get your money. […]

Searching for Tech Support in the wrong way can cause your computer harm

Published on December 29, 2013 By dgreenbaum

In the past several month’s we’ve seen a rather interesting phenomenon with clients. I previously wrote about the fact that someone pretends to call saying they are Microsoft and attempts to take control of your computer. Hopefully you won’t fall for this scam because you are an active reader of my blog. However, what if […]

Computer Virus via your phone?

Published on September 4, 2011 By dgreenbaum

An alarming trend I’ve been hearing more and more about is beginning to hit the Lawrence area. The scam involves your Internet Service Provider calling you about a problem. Typically in Lawrence it’s either Sunflower/Knology or AT&T. The scam is simple “Hi, my name is (usually an Anglicianized name but spoken with a foreign accent) […]

Beware: Greatest Social Media Scam Ever

Published on October 3, 2010 By dgreenbaum

Credit Card Theft Originally uploaded by Don Hankins I think I’ve uncovered one of the greatest potential social media scams out there today. I don’t think I’m being irresponsible in writing this post, because I don’t think I’m so brilliant that I’m the only one that thought of it. I want businesses to be aware […]

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