Reminder: Pending Notification Emails

As well as the annoying spam emails trying to get you to unsubscribe which only confirms your email address as active and opens you to more spam, there is also another type of spam emails flooding our inboxes, mainly from emails that have been harvested or machines that have been infected with so called Zombie trojans where the contents of your address box are used to both send to, and from, bogus Facebook friend notifications.

All the sending bot is trying to get you to do is click...


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Spam emails

There's a new flush of spam emails around at the end of 2012/early 2013, all trying to get you to click on a link to buy drugs or get you to unsubscribe, thus confirming your email address is actually valid. More every day in fact, I'll try to keep this list up to date.

availablereach.com
bestmailsupport.com

comyourfield.com

generatorswell.com

generatorswellcom.com
gimmemailed.com
gotthebestmailed.com
helpsupportings.com
jerseysway.com

joustinggame.com...


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Cold Calls - Microsoft

247 PC Care is a scam that seems to have been running for some time after have a quick look around. They prey on the innocent people that don’t have the IT skills necessary to know what a virus actually is. Another firm using this scam is click2support.

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Looking in Google brings up a LOT of reports on the internet about this firm under various alias as well a few other firms who seem to run the same sort of scam. This scam seems to start off with a cold call, usually with an Indian...


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