Scammers and Phishers

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This sneaky little email is designed to make you panic and click “here” as instructed to cancel the order. If you click you are taken to a web address that is NOT the apple website. (I won’t add it here as I suspect the scammer has...

Online Tax Refund

on Oct 31, 2017

This DOES NOT come from the Inland Revenue.  They will NEVER email you and tell you about a refund.  To find if you are due for a refund you must log in to your online account and request it from there. DO NOT fill in this form – which is ide...

“yourdomainname”

on Oct 28, 2017

I haven’t seen this scam for a while.  No-one can register an internet keyword – they are just the words or phrases that search engines use to find your website – and depend entirely on what people searching for your site enter as...

After I wrote the previous post about a scam email from China claiming that someone wants to register several variations of one of my own domain names, I did some delving into the, so called, domain registrar that emailed me. This is the website/doma...

Don’t open the attachment to this – it almost certainly contains malware.  This scammer doesn’t know who you are, doesn’t say which company they represent or what they are paying you for. Just delete this email. If you accide...

You’d think that a company to whom you owe money might know your name, rather than resorting to addressing you as “Dear Valued Customer”. The domain name associated with the email address that this was sent from – ac ...

Dear Winner!

on Oct 16, 2017

Yeah, right.  Obviously a Canadian lottery is going to randomly email and use a Brazilian email and a “fun, free email address” from Freeola  (direct quote from their website) for you to reply to. No organise anywhere ever holds random...







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