Canada Post Tracking Scam

Canada Post Tracking Scam

New emails using Canada Post’s name or brand are circulating, inviting customers to either click a link or open a document to obtain their tracking information. We wish to remind customers to not click on any links or open documents. These fraudulent messages are known as “phishing” and may contain viruses.

If you are not expecting a package, delete the email. If you are, please do not click on the hyperlink. Instead, enter your tracking number directly on the canadapost.ca site to find out about delivery status.

Cold-Calling Scam

computer has virus - phone scam

In a report from Symantec in October 2012.  Finally, some good new broke this month as authorities in Australia, Canada, and the US joined forces to shut down global tech support scams responsible for cold-calling users and erroneously telling them their computers are infected with viruses.that they had shut down two companies, froze the assets of six operators. Canadian authorities announced and fined them over $500,000 in total. Meanwhile, US authorities announced that they initiated legal action against 16 companies and 17 individuals.