June 15, 2008

The May 18, 2008 meeting of the Golden Triangle PC Club had a total of 16 members, and 7 visitors in attendance.

Dr. Sam Giglio conducted the discussion group prior to the meeting in which members and visitors participated in discussions regarding various aspects of computer problems. Including a memberís problem with windows media center not connecting to an existing windows network. 

At 2:30, Dr. Sam Giglio, called the meeting to order, introducing Ira Wilsker and his program on identify theft. 

1. Serious phishing attempts on southeast texas banks. Increasing attempts on smaller local banks. Because small banks do not have the capital to fight all attempts. 

2. Orange savings bank now has a fraud alert posted on their website to alert customers of phishing attempts. 

3. General id theft and misuse: mail theft, illegal drugs, organized crime. 

1-877- id - theft: Visit the FTC incase of id theft to acquire the forms and submit them to your creditors: www.ftc.gov/idtheft 

Posted on the website more information and a power point presentation in .pdf format. 

The following were winners of Door Prizes: 

#1  Note Pad Dispenser donated by Edna Davis

Winner: Don Schoening

#2  iClone 2 Studio 3D Real-Time Filmmaking donated by Ira Wilsker

Winner: Jerry McDaniel

#3  Pinnacle Studio Ultimate V11 donated by Ira Wilsker

Winner: Amanda Balla

#4  Pinnacle Studio Ultimate V11 donated by Ira Wilsker

Winner: Ira Monroe

#5  Media Show 4 donated by Ira Wilsker

Winner: Edna Davis

#6  Trend Micro Internet Security Pro donated by Ira Wilsker

winner: George Sculley

Submitted by,

Adam Balla

GTPCC Secretary