This is the second scam email I’ve seen recently that claims to be from a person in the military. I guess the scammers think that those that might be scammed will have trust in an email from someone “in” the military. Note the reply to address shows @usarmy.gov A couple of things to note: the Read More
So my father called me today asking about an email he got from “Apple”. He said it mentioned a purchase of an Elton John album and he needed to “click here” to finish the purchase. I asked him if he purchased the album, he said no. He said when he clicked on the link to Read More
Somehow these criminals think that by invoking the impression of them being in the military…somehow…this will make their lame scam email more believable. Maybe it does, maybe this does work. I received this email twice today, an hour apart. Oh, and while researching something in this email, the link from the Google search took me Read More
Funny how this works, you get an official looking email “from” Yahoo, you see an official looking link from “Yahoo”, you click and…uh oh.
This email is brought to you by…well, oxyfreshmedicalcenter.com This site actually looks real. It was probably hacked. As these clowns usually do, they are targeting Windows computers with a download virus/malware. Follow the link on a Windows computer and you are requested to download your “voicemail”. Follow the link on a Mac and you get Read More
Well, the fact that we keep receiving these fake EZ Pass email notices tells me something…it tells me either it works or these guys are idiots and just keep trying. The bigger problem here is, previously these emails merely took you to a website advertising…stuff. This one actually asks you to download a zip Read More
So I went to Pinterest.com today…well, not exactly I accidentally dropped the “i”. What came next was a real pin in the butt. First, a quick redirect to www.call-computer-help.com And yes, they then attempt to put you in a panic. Next comes the pop-up: Good and official looking. Normally you can click the “X” and Read More
Below is yet another fake E-Zpass email. Note it is sent to my same proflowers email…telling me Proflowers sells their emails. Also worth noting, the “links” at the bottom of the email attempting to give the email some credit, are not actually links, just words.
I actually thought this might be real at first, as we were just on a family trip where this might apply. The give-away points are highlighted. The From address is the biggest give-away. Also included the URL of where you would be taken if you clicked here.