Month: January 2013

A collection of Spam

Yahoo Impersonators

 Once again another decent phishing attempt by someone impersonating Yahoo. And once again it is samanpetrol, I do however LOVE that the return address goes to iraqioud@hotmail.com From: Yahoo-account -service™‎ <iraqioud@hotmail.com> To: Sent: Thursday, August 9, 2012 1:12 PM Subject: Verify this email address Verify this email address  We suspected that Your email address was added…
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January 31, 2013 0

Never trust your banker

From: Ahmed Hosni <ahmed.hosni61@gmail.com> To: Sent: Thursday, August 9, 2012 7:53 AM Subject: PLEASE REPLY URGENTLY. PLEASE REPLY URGENTLY. I am contacting you regarding a venture through which we both can come on a substantial amount of money.  My name is Mr. Ahmed Hosni, I am the personal banker to a customer of our bank…
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January 24, 2013 0

I have ‘friends’ sending me cheques through Western Union

and I didn’t even know it.   From: Western Union Union <WU@9.CN> To: Sent: Monday, August 6, 2012 8:19 AM Subject: Transfer Alert: Dear FriendThe first $5,000.00 was sent today. My working partner has helped me to send the first $5,000.00 to you through western union. So contact our Western Union claims Agent to pick…
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January 23, 2013 0

This is a persistent phisher

The same links every time but from different emails. From: Yahoo! Center <gina.baughurst@btinternet.com><gina.baughurst@btinternet.com> To: Sent: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 12:10 PM Subject: VERIFY TO AVOID IMMEDIATE CLOSURE   Dear Valid User, Suspicious activity was detected on your account. To avoid your account from being closed CLICK HERE TO VERIFY YOUR ACCOUNT NOW to verify your…
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January 23, 2013 0

I had a business deal fall through?

 That’s news to me… From: Mrs. Carmen Adam <aevb@sogou.com> To: Sent: Saturday, August 4, 2012 8:32 PM Subject: CONTACT MY SECRETARY URGENT Attention; Dear Customer How are you with your family today? I hope fine. I’m happy to inform you about my success in getting those funds transferred under the cooperation of a new partner…
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January 16, 2013 0

Phishing again

Another good phishing attack, but another giveaway on this one is the email return address From: Yahoo!Mail <roland.hindmarch@btinternet.com> To: Sent: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 10:43 AM Subject: ACCOUNT ALERT………… Dear Valued Customer, Due to congestion in all Yahoo! Mail user accounts, there shall be a removal exercise of all used and unused Accounts. Yahoo! would…
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January 16, 2013 1

The need to proofread

or at least use spell check if they are going to send these things out From: Samira Kones <samirakones@gmail.com> To: Sent: Thursday, August 2, 2012 7:31 PM Subject: Holle Dear, Please I Need Your Assistance Hello My Dear One Please permit me to introduce myself, my name is Samira Kipkalya Kones, 24yrs old female (single)…
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January 9, 2013 0

At least it’s not Burkina Faso again

I promised you guys a while ago that I would stop posting those, after all, they were all the same and I was sick of them. Unfortunately it seems 50% of them are the same scam, even the same text body. There must be a template you get for these. From: KHAN OCALAN <suhayuy@gmail.com> To:…
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January 2, 2013 0