Fake banks, couriers, law firms, escrow and other fake sites used in scams.
#50696 by anjilwings Wed Apr 06, 2011 6:53 pm
I had a message in my spam folder saying it came from Yahoo Mail System. I was like ok, It says Yahoo Mail System Notification 1 attachment.

Dear customer!
Your account is blocked!
More information are attached in document below.
Yahoo Mail system Inc. All rights reserverd

I have not opened the attachment, due to a possible worm or virus. I tracked the IP #. As we know, Yahoo is based out of California. This came out of Saudi Arabia. Didn't know yahoo moved it's offices. Everyone please beware of possible hacker.

#50709 by Bubbles Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:14 am
This is a phishing scheme. We do not deal with those here. Thank you for the warning anjilwings. Below is information that may help.

Emma Jones wrote:There are a million and one scams out there, and we don't claim to be experts in advising about them all. The ones we do consider ourselves qualified to talk about are listed in our specific scams section.

As for other types of internet cons and annoyances, there are specialist sites where you can get great advice. Here are a few of them:

A well-established anti-phishing site: http://www.antiphishing.org/index.html
General information: http://onguardonline.gov/phishing.html
Test your ability to spot phishing emails: http://survey.mailfrontier.com/survey/phishing_uk.html

I am locking this topic to keep on task.

Bubbles, former Scamwarners moderator.

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