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Admin Read: Important Security Update (Phishing For Passwords)

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  • Kim Noyes
    I received this message this morning... it is a password phishing attempt and were I simple enough to fall for it and give them the information they want I
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 1, 2011
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      I received this message this morning... it is a password phishing attempt and were I simple enough to fall for it and give them the information they want I would soon find my email account hacked and spitting out spam. It is this sort of scam that is the primary cause of the recent explosion in spammings of email lists by otherwise reputable members. Note the poor grammar and the source email account although a Gmail account is not an official Gmail address. You all have been warned.

      Der Kimster

      ---------- Forwarded message ----------
      From: Gmail <verifyscencses001@...>
      Date: Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 1:17 AM
      Subject: Important Security Update
      To: info-support@...


      We make every effort to ensure that we provide the Ultimate Security required for maximum protection of all our Email Account from unwanted Users and spy wares. We do not want you to loose access to your Account since your login information are no longer valid on our database system. Now, the Gmail Account Team need to confirm your profile details below for verification purpose and to confirm that you own this Account:

          *Full Name:
          *Account ID:
          *Pasword:
          *Profession:
          *Age:
          *Alternative Email:

      Note: This email is only for Gmail users (Users should reply within 48 hours to avoid "Permanently Lockup" Account)

      Thank you for using Gmail !

      The Gmail Team



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