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General => The Soap Box => Topic started by: hutch-- on April 12, 2019, 05:51:49 PM

Title: Yet another email scam.
Post by: hutch-- on April 12, 2019, 05:51:49 PM
I had one turn up today, an image of text threatening to expose all of my details to my friends and relatives if I did not make a payment into a bitcoin account. It said to copy and paste an bitcoin account number and make the payment. Problem was (for the sender) that you could not copy and paste from an image. It was addressed from me to me.

Once long ago the criminal mind was supposed to be very smart, this criminal mind was less so.  :P
Title: Re: Yet another email scam.
Post by: Adamanteus on April 12, 2019, 11:15:02 PM
I just got from GitHub, made and load on my site (ref "программы" on mainpage) - Diagnosing utility DWE - to prevent such accidences ...
Title: Re: Yet another email scam.
Post by: K_F on April 13, 2019, 06:43:54 AM
Once long ago the criminal mind was supposed to be very smart, this criminal mind was less so.  :P
I tell you.. the world is becoming (is) full of dumb fokkers  :biggrin:
They're ten-a-penny.
 :bgrin:
Title: Re: Yet another email scam.
Post by: morgot on April 13, 2019, 09:03:07 AM
The criminals break the bases (or find them), take emails from there and write to everyone that they have allegedly “hacked the computer”. Take on the bluff. Do not pay anything!