On the Internet people lie to you all the time. Back in April, I wrote that the most important aspect of Defensive Computing may very well be skepticism.
For the second time in the last few days, I received a phony e-mail message purporting to be from the package delivery company UPS. A skeptical person would have deleted the message, and good thing too, because odds are that anti-malware software on a Windows* computer would not have protected the trusting or inexperienced user that believed the scam.
The first thing to be skeptical of is the From address. Never trust … Read more