How not to buy a brick in a box off the back of a truck.
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A phishing scam e-mail, supposedly from Barclays bank, from my e-mail inbox:
Our new security system will help you to avoid frequently fraud transcations and to keep your investments in safety
"Avoid frequently fraud transactions"? honestly, who do they expect to be taken in by this junk?
They spend time to get their web site up and running, they take care to copy the company logo, but they can't get someone with English as their first language, to read over the e-mail before sending it out
sloppy, sloppy, sloppy.
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People are beginning to fight back
against these guys.
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I get these kinds of spams ("Your account with xxx bank is being suspended, log in soon!") all the time on a unix system which is incapable of being infected with Windows virus. Sometimes I take the link, which opens from the plaintext mailreader Pine into the plaintext browser Lynx. I always give firstname.lastname@example.org
as my e-mail address.
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