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    Phishing expedition

    Just to flag up to others , earlier tonight I received a text message , allegedly from HMRC , informing me that I was due a tax rebate of a couple of hundred pounds and to click on the link , then complete the form to process the refunds. The very message was obviously dodgy since this is...
  2. M

    HM Customs Phishing Scam

    Hi all, in the hope that it may stop even one member going that next step ! Received this mail in my Hotmail Junk Folder this morning (This means nothing as perfectly genuine mails also get dumped there !) sender HM Revenue and Customs Subject Tax Refund New Message Alert Without succumbing...
  3. swannymere

    MacBook Phishing virus

    Just to let anybody out there with an Apple MacBook that there's a phishing virus out there as of 3 weeks a which managed to get onto my MacBook and give out details of my mobile and banking accounts, they then ordered a new SIM card for my phone and when they received that they went about...
  4. markjay

    Yet another phishing email...

    Well, it says pretty much the usual...: 'Our Technical Service department has recently updated our online services, due to this upgrade we sincerely call your attention to follow below link and reconfirm your online account details. Failure to confirm your NatWest account details will...
  5. NOMONEYBUTAMERC

    Phishing in Beijing !

    Just had a phone call from my brother , asking why i had just paid 800 usd for a new ipod . Appears some nice person at Koyave.com has hacked into my hotmail account , sent emails to my contacts , then wiped all of my contacts details . Logged onto hotmail , found that all my emails were being...
  6. M

    New "PayPal" phishing scam

    New to me, anyway. Received this email yesterday morning: Now, I knew I hadn't spent £50 on Mac parts, but there were enough alarm bells to stop me clicking on the link in the email. a) There's no mention of my PayPal/eBay user name. b) I've never had a confirmation email from them before...
  7. MikeL

    Phishing question?

    Can some one explain how this works - you receive the standard please login etc phishing e-mail. Example: http://xxxxxxxxxx.xx/images/professionnel/image/itansecuritym/www.halifax-online.co.uk/secure/_mem_/formslogin.asp/index.html The site is obviously fraud yet the first part of the URL...
  8. Flyer

    Phishing...

    Get loads of phishing emails, but this one caught my eye ... it's one purporting to be from PayPal. Links are to PayPal, but viewing the source, it's linking to: http: // justinolopez.com /paypal.co.uk /webscrcmd.php (address munged so you're not tempted to click ;) ). >Dear PayPal member...
  9. grasmere

    another ebay phishing scam ?

    I've received some emails recently, 1 last week and 2 tonight, looking as though they were sent from 'within' someones ebay account. They are asking if I would post the item to Florida USA. Two points: firstly the item they mention is advertising a Sony Vario Laptop which I am not selling...
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