Warning! Fake PaypaI eMail Warning

danger iconYet again, there are fake apparent paypal "Please Verify Your Account" emails floating around the ether.

These appear to be sent from PayPal and look genuine, but of course they are not. They are in fact sent from paypai.com but the scammers use a capital "i" in place of "l" in paypal which in most fonts look the same.

As with all scam emails, never click on a link within the email, if you wish to check that your genuine PayPal account is still active, type in the PayPal dot com address in...


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Refund for the Order - Hans Pollard eMail Warning!

danger iconThere are currently fake, and infected, eMails going the rounds alledgedly from someone called Hans Pollard with the subject title of Refund for the Order - Hans Pollard, from a bigpond.com email which has an attached and infected ZIP file which you should under no circumstances open, click on or touch with a ten foot bargepole!

The visible contents of the email are

We are sorry to tell you, but the item you have purchased is not available at the moment. In the document enclosed you can find...

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Fake UKMail tracking information email warning

danger iconThere are currently fake, and infected, eMails going the rounds allegedly from UK Mail with the subject title of UKMail <random number> tracking information, which are in fact sent from spectranet.in which is an Indian domain and attached to the email is an infected Excel file (filetype xls) which you should under no circumstances open, click on or touch with a ten foot bargepole!

Simply delete the entire email immediately.

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201552 ebill Fake eMail Warning!

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There are currently fake, and infected, eMails going the rounds apparently sent from with the subject title of  a number, possibly 201552 and ebill. I've had two to different email accounts so far this morning and both have the identical contents and numbers, the only differences between the two is the email address it was sent to.

Attached to the email is an infected Word file (filetype doc) which you should under no circumstances...


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Fake eMail Warning! Drayton Manor Hotel

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There are currently fake, and infected, eMails going the rounds alledgedly from Drayton Manor Hotel with the subject title of Reservation Confirmation and a number, which are in fact sent from ttnet.com.tr which is a Turkish domain and attached to the email is an infected Excel file (filetype xls) which you should under no circumstances open, click on or touch with a ten foot bargepole!

Simply delete the entire email immediately.

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Apple iCloud Fake eMail Warning!

danger iconBe aware that there is a fake email floating around with a subject of "Apple Deletion" alledgedly from Apple iCloud but in fact being send out by "yourimessage.com" asking you to confirm your Apple ID. The link presented in the email does not link to Apple, but to imessagesecurityhost.org/secureapple/?email= followed by the email address that is supposedly your Apple ID.

This is probably an attempt to get you to enter your Apple ID and Password at the least and possibly could take you to...


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Latest Spamming Firms

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Even though it is illegal for firms to add you to their business spam mailing lists, they keep on adding you without your permission. This is in direct breech of Section 11 of the Data Protection Act and they can and should be prosecuted for doing so. But they still continue flouting the law because sending you unsolicited spam is more important to them that being legal.

The latest firm to add me to their lists, illegally, is bignoisepromotion.com trying to push canopies of all...


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You have received a document file via WhatsApp eMail Warning!

danger iconYou find an email in your inbox from someone you don't know with an attached .doc file, sent via WhatsApp.

What's wrong with this picture? I don't know the sender, I don't know why he (or she) would be sending me such a file and when I look at the details of the file, it's Encoded!
This is most likely to be yet another attempt for some hacker to try to infect my computer and I will be deleting the email, and infected file from the server without allowing it to download to my computer. If you...


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Fake Interfax infected email warning

danger iconA number of people have reported receiving emails from incoming {at} interfax.com. These are of course fake with javascript malware in the attached "fax".

Interfax have their own warning page about this issue but if you want to block these fake emails from getting into your computer and infecting it, or if you are on someone's network you can do this fairly easily when using Outlook (other program should have similiar rules, I'm just using Outlook as my example).

Open up Outlook, Click File...


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