## The hackers are in your computer

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### The hackers are in your computer

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### Re: The hackers are in your computer

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### Re: The hackers are in your computer

Why was the guy at the afta3.com domain?

Everything else I believe but he never explained what lead him to the wrong site.

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### Re: The hackers are in your computer

Rob Lister wrote:

Why was the guy at the afta3.com domain?

Everything else I believe but he never explained what lead him to the wrong site.
Because that's what came in his e-mail.
If he was smart, he did all this on a freshly installed VM with no real personal information in it.
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### Re: The hackers are in your computer

The author explains at the end of this article this was all done on a computer prepared for this--false personal information, et cetera.

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Rob Lister
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### Re: The hackers are in your computer

Doctor X wrote:The author explains at the end of this article this was all done on a computer prepared for this--false personal information, et cetera.

--J.D.
It is asking a lot to get me to read to the end of my signature, much less a web page with lots of words.

Yea, I get it now.

I wonder if the also sell the netflix logons.

Which is probably the same logon they use for their bank, their vanguard account, and their Skeptical Community account

One logon to rule them all

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### Re: The hackers are in your computer

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/1 ... 86510.html
Warning: If you receive an email with the subject "Documents," and it directs you to a webpage that looks like a Google Drive sign-in page, do not enter your information.

It's likely a new phishing scam, in which a thief creates a fake portal that asks for people's private information and then steals it. (Netflix recently faced a similar issue.)

This one uses a fake Google Drive landing page to get your Gmail address and password, cyber security company Symantec's official blog reported last Thursday. You're meant to think that the documents you'll be viewing are on Google Docs and that you need to sign in to see them. Remember, though, it's all a scam.
I routinely delete such emails. Gmail helpfully flags them as suspicious. Here's one:

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From: "Google Drive"<google@demo.emarketers.tk>
Subject: Document from Lucy Zhou
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:47:54 +0100
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/html;
charset="Windows-1251"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
X-Priority: 3
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2600.0000
X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2600.0000
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Good Morning <br><br>

Sorry for our late response to your message. The payment for the outstanding balance has

Please find attached swift copy of payment. <br>
<br>

view payment slip <br><br>

Regards<br><br>
Lucy Zhou<br><br>
Sourcing Specialist <br>
Korn/Ferry Futurestep<br>
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### Re: The hackers are in your computer

I'm very surprised that the fake trojan alert isn't more commonly used.

"150,000 Facebook users scammed by identity-stealing malware"
Image of a guy staring incredulously at his computer