Received a SPAM message from some dope thinking im an addict to Facebook. Here is how to make sure you dont get caught into a ID/Password phishing scam.
Keep yourself safe:
Roll over, DO NOT CLICK, any link in the email or "button" looking item in the body of the email. If the resulting web-address looks like this below, which is obviously not a facebook link, PROMPTLY DELETE THE EMAIL.
Recently received this email....Wonder when these idiots will run these emails through an English (US/UK/Canada/etc) dictionary before sending them with the mask of being official.
Delivery-Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 10:22:18 -0400
Received-SPF: temperror (mxus2: encountered temporary error during SPF processing of domain of irs.gov) client-ip=188.8.131.52; email@example.com; helo=hsalk.com;
Received: from hsalk.com (248.subnet110-138-240.speedy.telkom.net.id [184.108.40.206])
by mx.perfora.net (node=mxus2) with ESMTP (Nemesis)
id 0MQhNd-1Qldwr1vhd-00UiRx for [email address]; Thu, 11 Aug 2011 10:22:17 -0400
Received: from irs.gov ([220.127.116.11]) by 18.104.22.168; Fri, 12 Aug 2011 13:16:17 +0700
From: "info manager" [firstname.lastname@example.org]
To: [email address]
Subject: IRS notification
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 13:16:17 +0700
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2900.3028
X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2900.3028
X-UI-Junk: AutoMaybeJunk -8 (BAY);
Envelope-To: [email address]
Internal Revenue Source
Important information about your tax
are unable to process your tax return
We recived your tax return. However, we are unable
to process the return as field.
Our records indicate that the person identifiedas the primary taxpayer or spouse on the tax return did not provided
all the required documents shown on the tax form. Our records are
based on information received from the Social Security
Based on this information, the tax account for the
individual has been locked
What you need to do
Print out the attached
notification and list of missing documents, fill it in, add the
documents and send the following information to the adress shown
in the attached notification.
List of required
1. A copy of this
2. Notification letter
3. A photocopy of
valid U.S. Federal or State Government issued
="margin-bottom: 0in; font-weight: normal">
this notice for your records.
you need assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us
Just goes to show, it doesnt take a high-school educated person to spam, just a computer and internet connection.
Get your Auburn University Browser theme (IE & FF).
Yes, I may have misspelled their last-names but then again if you care that much, then you probably shouldnt be reading this.
Well, as most Americans can express concern/delight over the so-called "Obama-Care" program, which resembles alot like "Euro-Care" and those other countries that have Socialist-Republics. Here is an example of how screwed up it really is. Enter politicians and their so-called Responsibility-Chain-Of-Custody.
Do not look at the file if you are squeemish with overly complex designs and flow-charts. This file is rated PG-R/GX (GX-Government Censored).
Looks like another has come in the mail.
Return-Path: 'k .email@example.com'
Received: from exchange-out-45.livemail.co.uk [22.214.171.124] by sm07.internetmailserver.net with SMTP;
Tue, 4 May 2010 09:01:44 -0700
Received: by exchange-out-45.livemail.co.uk (Postfix, from userid 100)
id AFA08CE86FF; Tue, 4 May 2010 17:01:53 +0100 (BST)
Received: from exch-be16.exchange.local (exch-be16.exchange.local [10.65.1.64])
by exchange-out-45.livemail.co.uk (Postfix) with ESMTP id 2C62BCE8AB4;
Tue, 4 May 2010 17:01:48 +0100 (BST)
Received: from exch-be35.exchange.local ([10.65.1.83]) by exch-be16.exchange.local with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.3959);
Tue, 4 May 2010 16:59:22 +0100
X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft Exchange V6.5
Subject: LOAN/INVESTMENT OFFER
Date: Tue, 4 May 2010 16:59:13 +0100
Thread-Topic: LOAN/INVESTMENT OFFER
From: "DIRECT LOAN ACCESS" 'k .firstname.lastname@example.org'
X-OriginalArrivalTime: 04 May 2010 15:59:22.0958 (UTC) FILETIME=[C36F96E0:01CAEBA2]
X-SmarterMail-Spam: SPF_None, SpamAssassin 6.875 [raw: 2.2], DK_None
Email Trace Info:
The source host name is "exchange-out-45.livemail.co.uk" and the source IP address is 126.96.36.199.
Country: United Kingdom
Area Code: UNKNOWN
The IP address 188.8.131.52 appears to have been assigned by the Ržseaux IP Europžens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC). RIPE is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, and African countries located north of the equator.
For details, see the additional information about IP address 184.108.40.206 at RIPE.
Email Content from "DIRECT LOAN ACCESS" 'k .email@example.com'
Are you looking to Pay off existing debts - reduce your monthly outgoings by consolidating any existing personal loans and credit card debts.Or seeking large loans to set up a business or back up a big investment project.
We source the market to find our clients the lowest rates and best match loan including loans for applicants with impaired or bad credit, once you complete the application form opposite we search from over 200 loan plans to find you the right loan.
Arranging a loan with us is simple and straightfoward,Most times we prefer when our clients come down to uk in person especially when the loan amount is above 1Million Dollars.
*Just think what you could do with a significant boost to your bank account or cash reserves.
*Finance a major purchase - that holiday home abroad really can be a reality with our low cost personal loans.
*Make some home improvements - by adding an extension, a conservatory or swimming pool, our personal loans are straightforward, convenient and easy to arrange.
*Boost your business - finance expansion plans to take your business that next step further, we do not make any restrictions on how you use the funds from your personal loan. With The UK Loan Company there are no interviews, no hassle, no forms to fill in and no false promises. Just value, simplicity and professionalism.
We've been established for over 15 years and have helped deliver financial solutions to thousands of satisfied customers.
Because we are truly independent we are able to find the personal loans that are right for you and, being one of the largest finance brokers providing loans in the UK, we have the power to negotiate some extremely competitive rates on your behalf.
Contact us today on : firstname.lastname@example.org
Provide your full details,loan amount needed and reasons for loan.
DIRECT FINANCE LOAN ACCESS
Now why would you send an email from one domain, yet want correspondance from a free-mail account? VERY SUSPICIOUS