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Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 10:41:56 +0000
From: "Barclays" <Cosetta@barclays.co.uk
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Subject: Bsyalcra e-mail v&# 101;rificati onsomeanonadress@yaho o.co.uk
Daer Barclyas Mebmer,
Thsi eamil was stne by the Barcalys srevre to virefy yruo eamil addrses. You muts complete thsi procses by clicnikg
on the likn beolw and eniretng in the sllam wdniow yoru Barclyas Membership number, passcode and memorable word.
Tihs is doen for yoru protecnoit - becaues soem of our members no lonreg haev acssec to trieh eiaml aerddsses and we
must verify it. To verfiy yoru eiaml asserdd and accsse yruo bkna acuocnt, clikc on the likn bleow:
[comic book guy]
Worst. Phishing. Email. Ever.
I barely know which
emoticon to use.
[/comic book guy]
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What's sadder? It will work on some people.
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They are trying so hard to get around common spam-blocking tactics that they are exposing themselves as con artists anyway!
Real e-mail, from a reputable company, will have flawless grammar and spelling. Maybe one typo or grammatical flaw will get through. Definitely not this many.
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I get phishing exploits with random words for the subject. This morning, one was "Falsehood acknowledgement".
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