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Text Message Phishing Scam

This text message phishing scam is new, new to me at least. This morning I received the following text message from 905-460-4947 I just so happen to have a bank account with BMO (Bank of Montreal). The first thing I thought was, I guess someone was trying to hack into my account then I thought, […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, etc… and a Happy New Year. πŸ™‚ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Another Scam – This Time via Kijiji

This past weekend, my wife started bugging me about selling our old iPhones that are sitting on the shelf. I said ok fine and posted them to Kijiji. Kijiji is like Craig’s List. It is a free listing site with a million upgrade features for a fee (of course). Just for your reference, I live […]

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Another Phishing Scam

The other day, my brother’s Hotmail (Outlook.com) email account got hacked. First, I received an email from his account with the subject of ‘Favor’ and it said: I need you to do me a favor. Please reply when you get this. Not realizing that it was a hacker, I replied: “Got it”. Then I got […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, etc… and a Happy New Year. πŸ™‚ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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CRA Phone Scam from (613) 927-9687

Three weeks ago, I received the first phone call and I just received the second phone call from (613) 927-9687. It is an automated phone call (woman’s voice), stating it is the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) and threatening a lawsuit for unpaid taxes. The first time it happened, I figured it was a scam but […]

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Oracle CSO Rant to ‘Sinner’ Customers

Yesterday, Oracle’s chief security officer Mary Ann Davidson posted a rant about customers who reverse engineer Oracle products then send Oracle information on security vulnerabilities in Oracle products. She wants customers to “stop sending vulnerability reports already” because she wants “to go back to writing murder mysteries”. I’m not kidding, the Oracle CSO wrote that. […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, etc… and a Happy New Year. πŸ™‚ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Customer Support – Something Canada Post Workers Don’t Understand

This blog is about MQ, Java, C, and other programming things but I need to complain/vent/bitch about vengeful, petty, Canada Post unionized letter carrier(s). When Capitalware moved to London, Ontario, Canada 3 years ago, I thought it was a good idea to get a mailbox for mail delivery, since Capitalware might move again (to a […]

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OpenBSD Needs Help with Funding

OpenBSD will shut down if it cannot raise funds. http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=138972987203440&w=2 If you use OpenBSD or want to help out, please go to OpenBSD’s donations page and donate some money. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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