[LINK] Stupid scam
tal at pacific.net.au
Tue Jul 27 15:49:48 EST 2004
On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 14:34, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 12:03, Antony Barry wrote:
> > Linkers
> > One of the most brazenly silly scams I've seen is in the below.
> > I run my own mail server so I am the postmaster. This message therefore
> > purports to be from me threatening to take away my mail account because
> > I've been sending spam and invites me to execute an attachment (which I
> > have deleted).
> Agree, but the difference is that you, in common with most on Link, are
> techno savvy and hence to you it is an obvious scam.
it also helps having your own domain name, in my case webspinning.org
bit of a dead giveaway when i warn myself that i've been bad.
did anybody find out what the silly zip files were meant to do?
naturally they don't do anything here (Linux), but one presumes that
evil bad things would happen to M$ Outlook users ...
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