Posts belonging to Category Warnings

Be Cautious About Giving Info to Census Workers

(by Susan Johnson) With the South African Census process beginning, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises people to be cooperative, but cautious, so as not to become a victim of fraud or identity theft. The first phase of the 2010 Census is under way as workers have begun verifying the addresses of households across the [...]

SARS scam warning

A new phishing scam is doing the round and even though I cannot believe that people can still be gullable to this kind of thing, I am putting it here as a warning. Emails received by taxpayer from an address refund@sars.gov.za with the subject line Tax Refund should immediately be regarded as a scam and [...]

Virus alert

The Centers for Disease Control has issued a medical alert about a highly contagious, potentially dangerous virus that is transmitted orally, by hand, and even electronically. This virus is called Weary Overload Recreational Killer (WORK). If you receive WORK from your boss, any of your colleagues, or anyone else via any means whatsoever – DO [...]

How to indentify a stroke

Is there a way to identify when someone has had a stroke? I have received thsi e-mail on a few occations but every time cannot remember the steps. So I have decided to post it here so that I can have it ready on hand to read again till I can recall it. Just to [...]