Category Archives: spam

[phish] Your Account needs authentication due to server relocation

We haven’t had one of these posts for a while. Amazingly, our mail server admin’s appear to have problems with server replication and we need to ‘be authenticated due to server relocation’ … or not. You have to admire the … Continue reading

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[scam] Domain Notification for —-.com : This is your Final Notice of Domain Listing

Domain Name Search Engine Registration Is A Scam Ignore scams like “Domain name search engine registration,” which nobody needs — your site shows up in search just fine without it. — John Mueller, Google (2015-Jun-15) An old scam that seems … Continue reading

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[spam] Palmer United Party

“New Year Greetings from the Palmer United Party” I saw this same email eight (8) times between 10:05PM Saturday and 1:00AM Sunday. The email was always with the subject “New Year Greetings from the Palmer United Party” and sent from … Continue reading

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[phish] Staff and Faculty Mailbox Message !!!

****************************************************************************** From: ——,—– [——-@mail.amc.edu] Sent: Monday, November 25, 2013 3:36 PM Subject: Staff and Faculty Mailbox Message !!! Staff and Faculty Mailbox Message !!! [………………..495MB..|..500MB..] Staff and Faculty Members mailbox quota size increase. Automatically increase Quota size by clicking on … Continue reading

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Yes, that would be a hoax

These messages used to regularly do the rounds on email systems, in recent years social media has replaced e-mail as the medium of choice to share information with friends and family and a ‘share’ is sometimes easier than a resend. … Continue reading

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[SMS Scam] NOKIA UK AWARD 2012

It looks like I’m rich! Well no, the so-called Nokia Lottery is a scam. From +44-7542-762954 NOKIA UK AWARD 2012: Your cell no. has won you £615.000 Pounds with reference no. NK115G. For Information email your name & mobile No … Continue reading

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Another Virus Alert Scam

A phishing scam targeting the Uni community that arrived over the weekend; A DGTFX virus has been detected in your folders. Your email account has to be upgraded to our new Secured DGTFX anti-virus 2009 version to prevent damages to … Continue reading

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