Off-Topic Got a scam in my junk mail box.

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  1. Malware1

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    This one was available in one of my packs.
     
  2. Spawn

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    I just sent the email.
     
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  3. Malware1

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    Thanks. The sample will be available in the next pack.
     
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  4. Spawn

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    No Apple account for me.

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  5. Spawn

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    Phishing Email: Your Online Access has been temporarily disabled

    Suspicious URL: ( some url ) . com/err_log/sub/activate.html

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  6. Spawn

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    Title: You have 4 messages that must be viewed
    Scam: View 4 messages
    Sender: (see image)

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  7. Spawn

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  8. Malware1

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    #68 Malware1, Jan 29, 2015
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  9. Spawn

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    Only 15/56 on VT. Not flagged by Bitdefender?
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  10. Cain

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    No offense intended against anyone, but I'll bet a weeks wage this comes from India.
    The joys of a public facing email account...

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  11. Spawn

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    WhatsApp Messenger - New Voicemail 10:25PM

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  12. Rishi

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    Got this phising attempt in one of my junk mailboxes twice, involving PayPal asking me to "continue replacing my security information".It is interesting to note they have used PayPal banner in the email but the link is not only suspicious but redirects to a hosted webpage which looks like a spoofed copy of PayPal without the secure padlock of course!(.php).The scammer does not know I don't use PayPal anyways.:D See below :

    Phising Attempt : To continue replacing your security information, click the button

    URL redirects to : some url.com..../modules/navigator/auth/

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    Virustotal scan results: Seems like a new site
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    Remedial measures taken : Duly reported to paypal ,US-Cert and APWG. :cool:

    too bad they don't know I am a MT user.
     

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  13. Tornado

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    I got something similar on Skype, somebody put in a very long paragraph - somebody with the same second name as me has died and the person who said it claimed he worked for a bank in India trying to find the heir to his millions. It looked very professional (with a VPN obviously) I replied saying can you show me some ID? and then he (in slang and using 'u' instead of 'you') give me your e-mail. I used a masked one and still recieved nothing. I again said give me some ID and he just said give our bank £900 via a P.O Box and then we will tell you where to go and give you the millions you deserve :p

    What I did:
    1. Found his IP and sent it to all the authorities I could.
    2. Reported him to Skype.
    3. Blocked him.
    Please don't ignore these scammers! People are losing hard earned money because of these false claims, report them!
     
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  14. Rishi

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    Got this scam mail in one of my junk email inbox. As you can see the sender's email is a big hint, secondly I am not subscribed to secret shopper(never heard of it).

    Upon checking the email header online at several sites to confirm,we find the source :rolleyes: :

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    Obviously it is a scam email and has been flagged as phising. The company involved has also been notified.
     
  15. Morvotron

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    Ugh, I receive like three or four on my secondary account each week.. It's so pathetic. I mean why would they give you 80 millions dollars? Everybody knows a decent person won't accept less than 100mil.
     
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  16. Spawn

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    Flagged by Spam Filters in Gmail. :)

     
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  17. Kalashnikov

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    #77 Kalashnikov, Apr 14, 2016
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    I, too, once or twice I got this e-mail, report it,block and delete.Simple rule of never click on attachments ..:cool:
     
  18. _CyberGhosT_

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    I would have got pissed about the crappy grammar halfway through and deleted this anyway :)
    Have you noticed that nearly all spam now appears written by individuals with very poor grammar ?
     
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  19. Spawn

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    Not exactly junk mail, but I stumbled across this a couple months ago. It's quite convincing to destroy the reputation of Qihoo, oh wait, they do that to themselves. :p

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  20. Kalashnikov

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    Impersonating a well-known brands virus is already known for many years,and it is on Windows and Android ... :D
     
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