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New Year, Same Old Scams: Reports of internet and phone scams are on the rise. The 3 top scams currently being reported are:
-Fake Court Appointment Email. Reports suggest you don’t even need to open an attachment to activate the malware, simply opening the email is sufficient to get infected. And yes, this is technically possible and has been documented.
-Account Closure Announcement. Sent email pretends to be from your account provider. You are instructed to click a link to prevent the account closure, which actually does nothing besides infect your computer.
-Call from Microsoft Support. This one is almost 20yrs old but people still fall for it. Someone claiming to be from Microsoft calls to inform you problems have been detected in your computer system and you must follow some instructions to fix it, often a payment is also requested. Fact: Microsoft will never call you unless you call them first and request a callback.
The easiest way to spot email scams is to check the sender’s email address. If it is different from the service they pretend to represent it is fake. Example: a Gmail warning sent from a hotmail.com address. Also check the header of the email to see the recipient’s list it was sent to. If there are multiple addresses it was sent to, or if it says ” undisclosed recipients”, it is fake. -Naythan
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This coming week’s entertainment at Danny Boy’s, Torrox Costa:
-Saturday. Karaoke with Carlos. Our well established Saturday night continues with the original Karaoke King Carlos. Prizes for the best and worst performers, and free nibbles on the night.
-Sunday: Traditional Sunday Roast from 2-7pm Choose from Roast Beef or Slow Roasted Shoulder of Pork. All served with roast and mashed potatoes, lots of veg, homemade Yorkshire pudding, stuffing and the tastiest gravy around.
-Sunday 9pm The Candlelight Sessions hosted by Paul Hayes. A cozy night of acoustic music playing everything from blues to country, rock, old-timey, Irish, reggae, pop and wherever the night takes us.
-Tuesday: Raffle Night 7pm. Win lots of prizes: Whole Chickens, Beef Fillet, Rack of Ribs, Chocolates, Wine, Sunday Roast and lots more. €1.00 per ticket.
-Wednesday: Live Music with Johnny Unplugged. A lively night of tunes with Johnny and friends starting at 9pm. Bring your dancing shoes and rock the night away!
-Thursday: Drink, Feck (American readers don’t freak out, feck is Old Scottish slang for “value”, “effect” or “quantity”, not a mis-spelled naughty word.)
-Friday: Fish Supper Friday. From 5-9pm Beer Batter Hake Fillet, Hand-cut real Potato Chips, Homemade Mushy Peas with tartare sauce and bread and butter
We’re also thinking of having a Texas Hold’em Poker Night. If anyone is interested let us know, drop us a line or call into the bar.
Thanks to all for your custom and support. Brendan, Martina and Danny Boy xxx
Danny Boy’s Bar, Avenida America, Bloque 89, Torrox Costa
Brendan: kizzycunningham AT gmail DOT com ; 642934483
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Free: Firewood for free – or a little tip. Even in Andalucia it´s cold at the moment. I am offering about 3 m³ rather dry Eucalyptus fire-wood (partly to be seen on photo) for your log-burner or chimenea. It still needs to be cut by chainsaw or other. Location is Sayalonga campo with good concrete access. whatsapp 651164551 or
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For Sale: Ladies town bike with front basket and rear carrier hardly used. Very good condition €100 for further details. Terry, Puente don manual area. tel 610004878
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For Sale: Antique dining table (120 x 76). €75. Annette, Torrox Pueblo
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For Sale: Portable generator. It has a 4-stroke engine so it uses normal petrol. This inverter generator produces a stable output of 230 volts (1000 Watts max) and has a 12 volts output as well. Two operating modes: eco setting to safe fuel and a normal mode. Not using it anymore. The generator needs to run more often to keep it in good condition. €125. Buyer collects. Martin in Cómpeta.
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For Sale: Aluminium Double Extension Ladders. 3.4 metre closed, 6.1 metre open, total 24 tread aluminium double extension ladder in very good condition for sale €40.
El Penoncillo area, buyer collects. Contact Dennis on 651587069.
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For Sale: 75x75mm roca shower tray and enclosure 40€ the lot caleta de Velez 692414544. More pics on request.
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For Sale: Hot Tub/Spa 400€. Two person hot tub/spa. Perfect condition, but needs a new pump which will cost 400€.
Sue, Competa. Please call or WhatsApp Sue on 635 774 333 for further details.
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