Warning! Fake Amazon Gift

Fake Amazon Gift Card emailsJust received an obviously fake email alledgedly from Amazon UK informing me that I have received a £50 Gift Card for Amazon as it is "Today is Amazon anniversary and we are celebrating our holiday by giving our loved friends" which can be "Redeeme" by clicking the link in the email. And of course, the link is NOT amazon, but rather points to my-amazon...

The grammar used in this email is an obvious give away that it is fake and will no doubt infect your computer if the link is...


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Warning! Fake Dropbox emails

Warning! Fake DropBox emailsBe aware that there are fake DropBox emails circulating. With a subject title of Delivery failed and the message starts off with

Dear dropbox user,
You have received a new document from (in this case, a non-existing email account from one of my own domains) and contains a link to View the Document.
This link is NOT to dropbox as one would expect and the email itself is in fact sent from  dropbos{dot}com.
 

Warning! Fake Sales Order

Warning! Fake Sales Order EmailsBe aware that there are yet more fake eMails floating around, this time they are alledgedly coming from Outbue plc (whoever they are) with a subject of "Sales Order" and a number.

The content has "Payment transferred to Pacific Wholesale Distributors this morning for $" the amount will no doubt vary from fake email to fake email. If you view the email in outlook or any web based email reader that shows images etc, then there are tracking images that report back to the senders that the email...


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Warning! Fake UPS Emails

Warning! Fake UPS Shipments infected emailReceived a number of fake UPS Shipments emails today, basically saying that they have tried to deliver to me today, but there was no one available to sign for this mystery package.

"We deposited your parcel at our office and we've left notice in your mailbox. You can claim your package, by coming to our office with a hard copy of the delivery notice we left in your mailbox. The missed delivery notice can also be viewed online" and of course the online link is to (several different) hacked...


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Warning! Fake DocuSign emails

Warning! Fake DocuSign eMailsFake emails advising that you have a document available for signature are floating around. They have a subject of "Your document Receipt ##### for {email prefix) is ready for signature!" and have a link to REVIEW DOCUMENT which in one case at least links to a Canadian website, probably hacked and containing software that will infect your computer by your simply visiting it! As with all of these fake emails, never click on a link in an email you are not expecting and simply delete them...

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Warning! Dream Job emails

Warning! Spam emails flooding the netThere seems to be a tremendous number of spam emails floating around currently, basically stating that the sender has found a "dream job - do nothing and earn money"

Each email has a couple of links which probably point to a hacked and infected website, which if you click on the link (which you should NEVER do) will more than likely infect your computer with malware, ransomware or worst.

The sender's name is always different to the email address used and the amount that they have "earned"...


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Warning! Fake bill email

Warning! Fake email billsStrange email received today alledgedly from petropackaging{dot}com with a subject of Re: FW: bill for september asking for payment of an invoice "sent last week" with a link to renegademillionairemarketing{dot}domain.

Nothing obviously attached so I assume the website linked to is infected with auto executing software to damage your computer, or encrypt your files and infect it with malware.

As always, NEVER click a link on dubious emails, especially those not addressed to you...


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