Scam Alert – All Facebook accounts must be verified


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**Share & Like To Spread This Alert**

Watch out for a message currently floating around Facebook that states: “All Facebook accounts must be verified by (Any Date)”, (See Example). -The message leads to a rogue Facebook application that does nothing more then grab your profile information and spam your friends, in your name. While the app is spamming your friends you are transferred to another page and told to complete surveys. Please Note: Facebook does NOT use your newsfeed, Inbox, chat, Applications or Surveys to verify your account. If you truly wish to verify your Facebook account, Facebook’s help topic states you must add your mobile number to your account.

Resources:
I just signed up. How do I verify my account?
https://www.facebook.com/help/?faq=266902903322428#I-just-signed-up,-how-do-I-verify-my-account?

The BULLDOG Estate:
https://www.facebook.com/bulldog.estate/info

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Alert – Foursquare Users – Phishing email masquerading as foursquare


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foursquare users should be on the look out for the email shown in the attached picture. The links or URL’s in email lead to a “.ru” website and not Foursquare.com. Do not reply to or click anything in the message. It is a Phishing Scam. Delete the email immediately.

Phishing email masquerading as foursquare friend approval
http://support.foursquare.com/entries/21350896-phishing-email-masquerading-as-foursquare-friend-approval

Foursquare
https://foursquare.com/

~Black Knight


Police Fear For ‘Vulnerable’ Missing Man


Thomas “John” Rickett has been located safe and well. Thanks to all who posted our alert

 9:12AM, SUN 10 JUN 2012 

Police Fear For ‘Vulnerable’ Missing Man

Last updated Sun 10 Jun 2012

Thomas Rickett
Thomas Rickett Credit: Wiltshire Police

Police in Wiltshire say they’re becoming increasingly concerned about a 66 year-old man who has gone missing from his home in Tisbury.
Thomas Rickett was last seen by a carer at his sheltered accommodation at around 5.40pm on Thursday.
Mr Rickett needs medication which he does not have with him and police say he could become disorientated and confused.
He does not have a car and so officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen him on a bus or train in Tisbury or further afield.
Anyone with information is being asked to call Wiltshire Police on 101.

The BULLDOG Estate Advice – Free Mobile Security


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There many free ways you can protect your mobile phone from viruses and malware. I don’t care if the guy you brought your phone from says you don’t need it. He likely doesn’t know you need it because he is more interested in selling you the phone. No scare tactics involved here, it’s just a smart thing to have. That is unless you like getting charge for premium SMS messages you didn’t send or want your Smartphone to end up as someone else’s bot… I personally use the free version of Lookout and have used it for a long time, but I make no claims of it being the best. Do some research on your own and choose the one you like the best.

~Black Knight

**Free Mobile Security Software List**

Lookout Mobile Security – Lookout’s free security protects you from malicious software, and it also provides features that let you secure your device and manage/back up your data using the web. Furthermore, you can utilize Lookout to help you find your phone if it’s lost, and/or remotely wipe out data if the worst happens. Both Free and Paid version…
https://www.mylookout.com/

Avast! Free Mobile Security – Avast!’s free browser anti-virus is a popular name in computer protection, and that favorable reputation extends to its mobile anti-virus offering as well. Avast!’s mobile security provides protection against malicious downloads, and users can also install anti-theft features, a web shield, and take advantage of a privacy report.
http://www.avast.com/free-mobile-security

IKARUS Mobile Security Lite – IKARUS Lite provides free and thorough protection against mobile viruses, spyware, malware, and Trojans. Moreover, it’s resource efficient (so it won’t bog down your phone), and its interface is user-friendly. Free version
http://www.ikarus.at/en/private/products/mobile-security.html

Mobile Security Personal Ed Trend Micro – It protects your Android from loss, malicious apps, and dangerous websites. Free Feature: App Scanner – will scan every app you install to make sure it is safe. Comes with a 90 day trial of the paid features, but the app scanner remains free after the trial.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.trendmicro.tmmspersonal

Kaspersky Mobile Security – Kaspersky provides free virus scan and free malware removal tools for Android, Blackberry, Symbian, and Windows Mobile phones. For ease of use, you can search for your phone’s model on the Kaspersky website.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kms.free&hl=en

Antivirus Free AVG Mobilation – AVG Antivirus for Smartphones & Tablets automatically detects harmful Apps & SMS. AVG Mobilation™ Antivirus Free is a free mobile security solution that helps protects your phone from viruses, malware, spyware & online exploitation in real-time. PRICE: Free
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.antivirus&hl=en

Webroot Security & Antivirus – Webroot Mobile Phone & Tablet Security anti-virus protection. Mobile phone and tablet security and antivirus. (FREE) Anti-virus, Internet security & identity protection for Android™ smartphones & tablets. Locates lost or stolen devices, automatically scans apps/files, blocks malware, phishing, SMS spam & more. PRICE: Free
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.webroot.security&feature=related_apps#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwOSwiY29tLndlYnJvb3Quc2VjdXJpdHkiXQ

Sophos Mobile Security (beta) – Sophos Mobile Security helps to keep the data on your Android device safe. We verify that the apps you choose are free from malicious code using SophosLabs intelligence. And if your device is lost or stolen, our remote lock functionality shields your personal information from prying eyes. PRICE: Free
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sophos.smsec&hl=en

Norton Antivirus & Security – Security, antivirus, antitheft protection that won’t slow your Android down. Norton™ Mobile Security Lite protects your mobile device against loss, theft and malware. Norton lends its anti-malware, anti-virus, and security expertise to mobile. Your life and important Stuff is on your phone. PRICE: Free
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.symantec.mobilesecurity&feature=related_apps

Antivirus Free Creative Apps – Fast and lightweight malicious app protection for your phone Improve your mobile security with fast and lightweight malicious app protection for your phone. PRICE: Free
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zrgiu.antivirus&feature=related_apps

Dr. Web Mobile Security Suite – You can trust a doctor, right? Dr. Web is light, user-friendly, and will even protect your phone against unknown threats. You can also use the program to protect against unwanted incoming calls. Dr. Web Mobile Security Suite is available for Android, Symbian, and Windows Mobile. Customers of any Dr.Web product for protection of workstations can use their Dr.Web key files to protect the mobile devices free of charge!
https://support.drweb.com/free_mobile/?lng=en
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.drweb&feature=related_apps

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