The team behind the Firefox browser has caution users about a new kind of phishing attack.
|May 19, 2010|
Fraud Alert #
|Your account has been suspended|
Security vendor Trend Micro is warning users of yet another spam operation using the forthcoming Fifa World Cup 2010 tournament as bait.
The unwanted mail carries a .PDF file attachment which purports to contain particulars about a 'lottery prize'. The beneficiary is asked for personal information which must be sent to the contact or email sender before the prize can be claimed
If you're not sure that the info can be used to steal your identity, shred it anyway.
Computer security specialists warn that Facebook users have been hit with a series of data-stealing attacks in the past week as cyber crooks increasingly stalk social-networking websites. This attacked is called 419 Scam.
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I got a letter from Paypal (fake) . email id is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notification of Limited Account Access
As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in
the PayPal system. We recently noticed the following issue on your account:
Unusual account activity has made it necessary to limit sensitive
account features until additional verification information can be collected.
We have been notified that a card associated with your account
has been reported as lost or stolen, or that there were
additional problems with your card.
Case ID Number: PP-071-362-996
Please fill in all the details that are required to complete this verification process.
To do this we have attached a form to this email. Please download the form and follow the
instructions on your screen. NOTE: The form needs to be opened in a modern browser which has
Please understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect you and your account.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choice but
to temporary suspend your account.
PayPal Account Review Department.