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Latelly I have been recieving scam emails. The emails stated out as a fake viruse attack alerts...my account has been frozen...all with dodgy links attatched to them. The last one came through like this: (I removed the links)


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that we can resolve the unsurpassed steps to undertake the argue to your recompense.

We penetrate you wish your fellowship to be delivered within the timeframe as advertised.
Gladden trade your ready a few more days to arrive. To hindrance your estimated deliver rendezvous , divert inflict

If your charge was shipped 2nd Epoch or Overnight, amuse impede the tracking information
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If needed , cheer reach Fellow Aid.


Another one gives me a link to research my wind-jammer boyfriend, I just have to amuse assail :green_lol:

These emails appear to have been coming from Australian Motorcycle Headlight Protectors, using thier own email address. I know it is not them, and I am not trying to disrespect the company in any way. I will call them tomorrow to let them know what has been happening.

Just wanted to warn anyone and wandering if it happened to anyone else.

Brian.
 

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In amongst the Viagra offers, the Russian woman who want to marry me, the 8 horny singles in my area, the US military grants I'm entitled to, the home employment opportunities, the free credit cards, the free iPods, the old friends trying to get in touch, the delayed FedEx shipments and the odd Spanish lottery win I can't say that I have noticed those and quite frankly I don't care.
That's what I pay the people who write our spam filter to sort out.
 

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I recieved the same
Amph advised me last month my account was locked due to attempted hacking, I could still (and did) order from them though, so I guess now the hackers eventually won and took the list of emails contained in their site, the scam emails appear to be put through a bad english translator, the scammers think they are emulating shipping notices from amhp to trick you into clicking on their links, but of course it doesnt work correctly so it's easy to spot, the links will put viuses or key loggers to obtain your details.
There are two possibilities
1 - Industrial sabotage by an overseas company
2- Scammers (who do not speak english) trying to obtain details from random companies in an effort to obtain valid lists of emails to distribute hacks and pilfer bank details
you can block these emails with whatever virus protection you are using.
 

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Let's get a couple of facts straight.
There are viruses that affect Macs. Try searching for info on the Google image problems on Macs.
This thread will NOT turn into a dickhead Mac user bullshit boast session.
 

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Ditto---Buy a Mac! Problem solved.
Can I get fries with that?
And should I get the Quarter Pounder or will a MacChicken burger do the job?



:green_lol::green_lol::green_lol:
 

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I rang them today. Their site has been hacked...twice now. It has happened to a lot of people and they are working realy hard to fix it. :hurray:

I can't block it as they have an email address and the actual return path address randomly changes with every email. I just have to delete them.
Spam email normally doesn't have your exact address, your ISP just gives it to you anyway. This would happen to mac users too.

I was trying to find out if it had happened to other people, because they could have got my address from anywhere, and to warn others incase it happens to them.
 

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I've just started getting them too now, after they earlier advised me that my account was locked down, because persons unknown were trying to hack into it.

I'm simply deleting anything now with a amhp address on it till furthur notice.
 
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