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Neil

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Spam.....fraudster
« on: August 28, 2013, 02:22:26 PM »

got this via email today................anyone else got similar
 
They certainly do try it on. 
who is the body to report this rubbish too please?

Neil.


  FedEx GLOBAL   Our company`s courier cann`t make the delivery of parcel.

FedEx  Notification

REASON: Wrong postal code

DELIVERY STATUS: sort order

SERVICE: Three-day shipping

NUMBER OF parcel: ARUBYC08I1

FEATURES: No





Open the enclosed file for details.



An extra information:



If the parcel isn`t received within 15 working days our company will have the right to claim compensation from you for it`s keeping in the amount of $1.11 for each day of keeping of it.

Thank you for using our service.

FedEx Global
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2013, 02:47:11 PM »


Don't know Neil, no one seems to be really that interested in scams and email fraud.
I still believe it can be easily stopped by your own ISP but they just don't seem to be bothered.
eg. Have you ever tried to report spam or fraud on Ebay, Facebook, Utube, etc.etc it's so hard, it's not worth the bother....  >:-o
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2013, 04:02:31 PM »

The only people who might be interested are Fedex, as it is their name being abused.

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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2013, 04:14:12 PM »

thanks guys.........will send it to fedex with the url. cheers. neil.
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2013, 06:02:51 PM »

I have had a few of these over the last year.
As Martin says nobody seems to be interested.
FedEx and other global couriers are  not affected,
only the gullible who open a dodgy attachment
and fill in the questionnaire giving bank details etc..

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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2013, 09:45:25 PM »

Kelly has had quite a few of these DONT OPEN THEM  O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0
 
 
 
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2013, 10:05:22 PM »

I contacted fedex, and they told me to forward it to their abuse section........so sent it on.
 
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2013, 10:14:42 PM »

a lot of companies have mailboxes set up as spam@[their website] which you can forward it to.
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2013, 10:20:30 PM »

We have a government dept where you report spam, but at the end of the day it is ineffective.Spammer has moved on, different ISP, etc
 
Even reporting spam to your ISP achieves nothing, they are too busy keeping their sytems operating.
 
Have found the best solution is to dump it, even forwarding them as a warning may be fraught with problems.
 
So I just bin them all and block the senders.
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2013, 11:48:07 PM »

Just got mine from UPS Global, pity Mr. Cam doesn't try to stop these b*****s before trying to get my server to censor its services.
 
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« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2013, 01:05:43 AM »

With NORTON360....I can create a rule ..as below...........the only issue I find with some spammers is that whilst the incoming message is listed as being sent by a name....... the actual sender has a numerical suffix post the name .....eg.,......[27].......so I have created a rule for xxxxxxxx ...26 times.....but the senders machine must collect this data & generates the next numerical suffix....... <*<
The example image below is not one of these........but just used for explanation...............Derek
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2013, 08:46:57 AM »

Ialso also had similar and reported to Fedex but they never replied
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2013, 10:07:45 AM »

now, here's the best I've received yet, lol....

didn't know they were that sophisticated in North Korea to have ATV's    ATM's    %% %% %% %% lol

Dear NatWest Account Holder,

A recent review of your transaction history determined that your NatWest card was used at an ATM located in North Korea, but for security reasons the requested transaction was refused.

You need to secure your billing records so that we can always protect your account from future fraudulent and theft activities. You can do this
by clicking the link below:



Can anyone better that????? {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2013, 11:20:38 AM »

ESPECIALLY you do cliques nowhere
you do not open anything!

and thou classes undesirable red list
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2013, 12:25:50 PM »

Hi, got 4 emails two days ago which Outlook thankfully stuck in the junk file, but who knows about other mail servers ! All of them had various headings from the bank, postage dept etc all with various genuine looking order numbers & all connected to Amazon Orders. On hovering the mouse over the from headings, all came from different addresses with the common source of yahoo.com and needless to say none of them mentioned Amazon anywhere in their senders addresses. Obviously at this time of the year thousands of people will be in the process of ordering stuff from Amazon and looking out for ordering updates
Needless to say all were immediately deleted. I did look into being a good citizen and reporting them to Amazon, who supplies an address to send the attached mails to. Thanks to the new style Outlook (ditto Yahoo !) I found it impossible to find the route to take to attach these mails to their address and after spending ages trying all the various non explanatory icons gave up my righteous attempts and went on with life  >>:-( Is it just me that finds these pretty icon driven programmes are just too pretty and plain English sub headings far easier to suss

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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2013, 04:47:45 PM »

now, here's the best I've received yet, lol....

didn't know they were that sophisticated in North Korea to have ATV's ATM's    %% %% %% %% lol

Dear NatWest Account Holder,

A recent review of your transaction history determined that your NatWest card was used at an ATM located in North Korea, but for security reasons the requested transaction was refused.

You need to secure your billing records so that we can always protect your account from future fraudulent and theft activities. You can do this
by clicking the link below:



Can anyone better that????? {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)

 
Obviously the current North Korea "purge" is being extended to our bank accounts.
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2013, 08:20:03 PM »

Now you know how they, and others, are funding their nuclear programme. O0 O0 >>:-( >>:-( >>:-(
 
Who cares about US restrictions/embargoes etc, when they can "seek" contributions so simply %) %) %)
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2013, 11:05:17 PM »

Now you know how they, and others, are funding their nuclear programme. O0 O0 >>:-( >>:-( >>:-(
 
Who cares about US restrictions/embargoes etc, when they can "seek" contributions so simply %) %) %)

well Raaaarty, they didn't get any from me, lol............I can assure you of that {-) {-) {-) {-)
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2013, 12:35:38 PM »

I got stung by a Fake Ant-virus screen alert 10 days ago.
It looked so real too with Microsoft all over it. Of course
once I had clicked on "clean up files" I was in trouble.
None of the screens would close from this virus and words like Trojan
and severe attack written in RED all over the message.
 
Had to resort to my computer repair shop to clean this up.
Didn't think I'd get caught so easily either.
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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #19 on: December 18, 2013, 01:26:08 PM »

Basic Rules
 
DON'T OPEN ANYTHING YOU ARE NOT EXPECTING... 8)   
 
 

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Re: Spam.....fraudster
« Reply #20 on: December 18, 2013, 01:40:41 PM »

the wifes pc had the police and home office scam a couple of months ago when one of the lads went looking at models of a different sort  ;) , thought there was going to be accusations in the household, but then figured it out that it was a scam, when i could log on as another user and cleaned up with security software etc and the tinternet searches found similar scam events.
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« Reply #21 on: December 18, 2013, 05:03:35 PM »

Recovery strategy -
1 - Have all of your files on a physically separate disc from your operating system and programs.
2 - Download AND USE a FREE copy of Easeus home backup to make a clone of your system drive (usually C:/) onto another drive, preferably a physically different one, preferably while the system is working properly.
3 - Make a rescue disc using the Easeus program.
If the worst happens, you have the opportunity to boot from the rescue disc and reload your C:/ drive from the copy, overwriting and thereby destroying all of the bad stuff and getting all of the programs and settings back in one go.  If it happens to be a dead drive, you can do the same onto a new one.  Takes around 20 minutes to get back to a fully working system as opposed to an hour or so reinstalling windows and the next month or so getting it working again.
But if you don't have back-ups, conventional wisdom is that you didn't want it that much anyway.
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« Reply #22 on: December 18, 2013, 10:14:31 PM »

Here is a lovely new way of taking you money which I hadn't heard of before and I know it works as
my wife's laptop got done for about 250 in small transactions.
First they send you something like an Adobe or quicktime player update which apparently looks totally legit - this
infects you PC and if you have on-line banking it can now read  all you debit card details and hey presto you can watch your
money disappear.  If you buy anything on-line with a card it can read those details and do the same thing
The bank have now reimbursed us but initially were refusing as all our card purchases had been "verified by Visa" so they
said we must have made the purchases. (Can you tell me why an elderly couple in Northumberland would want 110 of Domino
Pizzas in Reading in one day).
Apparently the safe way when you get an update from adobe etc is to delete it and go into their website and see if there are
any updates outstanding.
One more Point - my wife has the paid AVG virus protection but it did not find it and they wanted 99 to completely uninstall all
programmes and reinstall it .  Some virus protection.
Geoff
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« Reply #23 on: December 19, 2013, 01:18:46 AM »

Thanks pugwash...........that is an interesting warning about adobe reader updates.........

In October 2013 I completed an upload of adobe version XI ....but it appeared as a message at the lower right of the monitor ......... that a newer version is now available......

I am assuming updates in this format manner are valid?....................as opposed to an e-mailed communication....................Derek
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« Reply #24 on: December 19, 2013, 08:24:03 AM »

done adobe updates myself too. been lucky so far. bank account not touched. will have to be more careful from now on to. thanks for the warning.
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