Viewing posts from: January 2014
Energy Statement Scam
E-Mail PhishingLeave a comment

We received this today from Carol. She received this energy notice in her email. Thank you Carol.

From: (do_not_reply@xn--62-glcu2aafj.xn--p1ai) Your junk email filter is set to exclusive.
Email link:
Sent: January-14-14 11:21:50 AM
To: **********

This message is here because your junk email filter is set to exclusive.

Wait! It’s safe! Email link: |I’m not sure. Let me check Email Link:
PG & E ENERGY STATEMENT Account No: 698319245-9
Statement Date: 01/10/2014
Due Date: 02/01/2014
Your Account SummaryAmount Due on Previous Statement
Payment(s) Recieved Since Last StatementPrevious Unpaid BalanceCurrent Electric Charges
Current Gas Charges
To view your most recent statement, please click here Email link: You must log-in to your account or register for an online account to view your statement.
Total Amount Due BY 02/01/2014 $559.7

*** Simply delete the email. If you have opened it and clicked the link, run a virus scan and change your email passwords. ALL OF THEM.***

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CIBC Email Phishing Scam
E-Mail PhishingLeave a comment

This came in from Scott at AfterHours Computer Service.

The following is an email phishing scam. REMEMBER, your bank will NOT send you any emails regarding your account, web or otherwise. They WILL contact you personally by phone. The date on this email will change to display the date sent to you. DO NOT follow the link, simply delete the message.

Thank you Scott.

Today 14 Jan 2014, we have registered 3 unsuccessful login attempts over your online account.
If you forgot your online details please click here and follow the recovery process.

If this is not you, we urge you to validate your details and account now to ensure you are the real account holder. Click the link below:
Validate now and improve your security for future use of our services.

We will like to inform you that if you fail to validate your details and account, we will not be held responsible for any damage done to your account.

Thank You !

** The link takes you to the following webpage address

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Email – PAYPAL Notification
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We received this email this morning (January 7, 2014). If you have replied to this email, contact Paypal and let them know you are compromised.

This email came in from the address

Please read below:

Dear customer,

Your account has been limited until we hear from you

Click here to resolve the problem (THIS IS A BOGUS LINK)

Thank you!

Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response.

Copyright © 1999-2014 PayPal. All rights reserved.

Do NOT follow the link. Instead, if you have a PayPal account, log in and verify your account is fine and delete the email. If you have opened it, contact PayPal and let them know and change your password.

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