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Fake Quickbooks emails: “IRS Approved 2012 W-2 and 1099 Tax Forms ? Order Before the Rush”

October 2nd 2012 in Uncategorized

Here’s a new twist on an old story… as always, if you hover over a hyperlink you can see that the emails are not legitimate.

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Got this today (phone spam, not email).  It’s actually a good example of what to watch out for… “You have been chosen to receive a free gift. Go to http:// www .sony.com.au.ircontest.info and enter code **** to claim it and tell us where to ship it”. Notes: […]

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Good news.  Remember Innovative Marketing? They were involved in “scareware” years ago, and the scareware and the lawsuit have been featured many times on this blog (scareware names such as WinFixer, WinAntiVirus, WinAntiVvirusPro,  WinAntiSpyware, Popupguard, WinFirewall, InternetAntispy, WinPopupguard, ComputerShield, WinAntispy, PCsupercharger, ErrorSafe, SysProtect, DriveCleaner, SystemDoctor  and ErrorProtector have all been associated with Innovative Marketing). […]

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