note that I also specified it is the fee free RIA transfer that’s dead.
hopefully, we’ll see MG offers with fee free this last Q, that’ll be AWESOME!
It is best to keep this thread in case there’s new offers for Express Pay and hopefully there will be.
Thank you and I totally agree!
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RE: Walmart2Walmart Express Pay Offers- Ongoing Thread
RE: Walmart2Walmart Express Pay Offers- Ongoing Thread
I have found a way to edit title.
Thank you for doing that. Could you put the “DEAD” at the start of the title with asterisks or some other symbol to make it stand out better? TIA. We have an expired deals forum but I personally don’t like moving threads there (especially if they aren’t from the hot deals or free stuff forums), since there is currently no way to tell which forum they were expired from and this thread contains some useful information.
RE: **Resolved** Request:Lowes YMMV
I see there is a staples YMMV thread, can we get one dedicated to Lowes, as most of their pricing/clearance is regional?
You’re more than welcome to create one. Please let us know if you need any help and we’ll walk you through it.
RE: Ebay $15/$75 good today only (9/30) until 6 pm PT
Again I am asking how people discover these deals other than deal sites. Do you get email notices or popups on ebay site? I try to hold onto my shopping list until these deals come around but am never sure of the timing…
You just have to keep checking their homepage for $15 off $75 or other general use coupons. No email or inbox notifications are sent.
For targeted bonus bucks offers (e.g., 6%, 8%, 10%, etc.), the offer will be on the homepage and in your eBay inbox if you’re invited, or you can wait for them to send you an email notification. The emails are usually sent out long after the deal goes live though, so checking the site for bonus bucks is best.
For both types of offers, they’ll appear in the banner at the top of the homepage that auto advances like a slideshow showing their highlighted deals. Again, targeted offers will also include a message in your inbox and, eventually, an email.
I was on eBay a few hours before this was posted and there was nothing there, so they can appear at any time throughout the day (they usually never post early in the morning though). Even days when I’m actively checking periodically because we’re due for the next offer, I usually get a notification from a deal site before I happen to find it on my own. But hey, having extra eyes looking out for you is a good thing.
There have been so many offers back to back over the past year or two that I’ve gotten to the point that I wait until there is an active offer to buy. I may shop whenever they’re no offers, but I just put things on my watch list and wait until the next coupon/bonus bucks offer to buy. I never add stuff to my cart until I’m ready to buy because eBay will send you emails harassing you to check out.
CCleaner hacked with malware
For those who haven’t heard yet since this is such a popular software…
It seems that CCleaner, one of PCWorld’s recommendations for the best free software for new PCs, might not have been keeping your PC so clean after all. In an in-depth probe of the popular optimization and scrubbing software, Cisco Talos has discovered a malicious bit of code injected by hackers that could have affected more than 2 million users who downloaded the most recent update.
[Editor’s note: This article was first published on September 18, 2017, but was updated on Sept. 21 with details about the malware targeting specific technology companies for industrial espionage.]
On Sept. 13, Cisco Talos found that the official download of the free versions of CCleaner 5.33 and CCleaner Cloud 1.07.3191 also contained “a malicious payload that featured a Domain Generation Algorithm as well as hardcoded Command and Control functionality.” What that means is that a hacker infiltrated Avast Piriform’s official build somewhere in the development process build to plant malware designed to steal users’ data.
Cisco Talos suspects that the attacker “compromised a portion of (CCleaner’s) development or build environment and leveraged that access to insert malware into the CCleaner build that was released and hosted by the organization.” As such, customers’ personal information was not at risk.
[ Further reading: How the new age of antivirus software will protect your PC ]
In a blog post by vice president of products Paul Yung, he states that the company identified the attack on Sept. 12 and had taken the appropriate action even before Cisco Talos notified them of their discovery. Yung says the attack was limited to CCleaner and CCleaner Cloud on 32-bit Windows systems—fortunately, most modern PCs will likely be running the 64-bit version.
Yung assures customers that the threat has been resolved and the “rogue server” has been taken down. He also says Piriform has shut down the hackers’ access to other servers. Additionally, the company is moving all users to the latest version of the software, which is already available on the company’s website (though the release notes only mention “minor big fixes.”)
Most reassuringly, Yung states that Avast was seemingly able to disarm the threat before it was able to do any harm. The intent of the attack is unclear at this time, though Avast says the code was able to collect information about the local system.
Update: On September 21, Avast revealed that the malware was designed to deliver a second-stage payload to infected computers in specific organizations, and at least 20 machines across eight companies contacted the command and control server. “Given that the logs were only collected for little over three days, the actual number of computers that received the 2nd stage payload was likely at least in the order of hundreds,” Avast says.
Cisco Talos also studied the malware’s command server and reports that it was attempting to infiltrate PCs in technology organizations, including Intel, Samsung, HTC, VMWare, Cisco itself, and others. You can see the full list at right. Cisco Talos suspects the attackers planned to use the malware to conduct industrial espionage.
What to do about CCleaner malware
Personal users can download CCleaner 5.34 from Avast’s website if they haven’t already done so. Previous releases are also still available on the company’s website, but the infected version has been removed from the company’s servers. You’ll also want to perform an antivirus scan on your computer. If you’re affected, Cisco Talos recommends using a backup to restore your PC to a state prior to August 15, 2017, which is when the hacked version was released.
The impact on you at home: While personal users within the target area shouldn’t see any impact from this attempted attack, it’s still a scary notion. While Avast got in front of the issue and resolved it without incident, smaller companies might not be able to react so quickly. For example, earlier this year, it was found that a breach at Ukranian software company MeDoc was responsible for the NotPetya ransomware. Ransomware is becoming a troubling trend, and if hackers are able to infect infect update servers they can spread malware to as many machines as possible.
RE: $15 Gap eGift Card w/ ANY Purchase + Free Shipping on ALL Orders via VCO (approx $10 MM)
Not getting an option for Visa Checkout?
How now brown cow
I believe you need to be logged out, then select Visa Checkout on the checkout screen to log into VC and complete payment.