I have seen two, one pretending to be from firstname.lastname@example.org, the other pretending to be from email@example.com. They are, of course, fake, which is obvious when you hover over the hyperlinks.
Text: You have to check in from 24 hours and up to 60 minutes before your flight (2 hours if you’re flying internationally). After that, all you need to do is print your boarding pass and go to the gate. Confirmation code: 032421 Check-in online: Online reservation details Flight 5352 Departure city and […]
As always, hover over the link and it’s obviously fake. The text of the message is: “Dear accountant officer, We have been informed of your alleged assistance in income tax refund infringement for one of your employers. According to AICPA Bylaw Section 765 your Certified Public Accountant status can be cancelled in case of […]
As always, if you hover over the hyperlinks in the email it becomes obvious that the email is a fake.
Seen on Facebook: Clicking on the advertisement takes the viewer to http://www.sanyo.com.au/. From there, we find a little down the page this – http://panasonic.net/sanyo/20120124/nr20120124au.pdf The PDF contains this warning – you can understand the urgency: "SANYO Oceania Pty. Ltd. (SANYO Oceania) has announced that some SANYO Convection Grill Microwave Ovens (EM-C8787B) sold in Target stores […]
Source: http://www.theage.com.au/digital-life/consumer-security/how-banks-fight-hackers-and-fraudsters-20120404-1wc0h.html Even the most cautious amongst us would probably have been tricked if the target of such a sting… “Just got done for $1000. We import goods from China / Hong Kong and have been doing so for 10 years. The Scamers hacked the email account of the company in HK and waited […]
Nearly. Every. Time. I. Close. Chrome… Yes, I’ve done the researching, and the attempted fixing, and uninstalling/trashing data/reinstalling etc etc etc… if it were Internet Explorer I was having trouble with I’d probably get it fixed in short order…
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.NET Framework 4 related updates have led to the loss of far too much valuable time for me in recent days – I am very grateful to Susan Bradley for the heads up. Installing updates for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 can take longer than expected in some scenarios http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2570538