Spam: Where it Came From, and How to Escape It

Email Spam

Who Cooked This!? (How did it all start?) The modern meaning of the word “spam” has nothing to do with spiced ham. In the early 1990’s, a skit by British comedy group Monty Python led to the word’s common usage. “The SPAM Skit” follows a couple struggling to order dinner from a menu consisting entirely …

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Email Security For Online Dating – Prevent To Be Scammed

Email Security For Online Dating

A simple way for hackers or fraudsters to gather information about is through your email address. Many email services today offer profile sharing and create profiles on their sites directly from the information you provide when creating an email address. An example of this is windows live, or an MSN profile, Yahoo profile, even Google. …

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Email Scam: FREELOTTO AFFILIATED OFFICE U.K

FREELOTTO National Lottery

This is an email received about “ FREELOTTO AFFILIATED OFFICE U.K ” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen. FROM: GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED LOTTERY PROMOTERS. FREELOTTO AFFILIATED OFFICE U.K, 82 VICTORIA STREET VICTORIA LONDON SW1 U.K TEL:+44-7031-810-592 …

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Email Scam: Money Gram Money Transfer

Money Gram Money Transfer

This is an email received about “ Money Gram Money Transfer ” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen. Welcome to Money Gram Money Transfer Send Money Worldwide office Department Of Money Gram Cotonou Benin Republic ADDRESS: 1500 Akpakpa …

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Scam Email: Max Gardner

scammer

Dear Kathleen, This is the first email from a series from this person. It is definitely a scam. Please post his name on your site. Any further advice for how I can report this, etc… would be appreciated. Thanks, Steve Begin forwarded message: From: Max Gardner [maxgardner402@yahoo.com] Subject: artwork Date: September 3, 2013 4:13:18 AM …

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Scam Email: Luiza Kwiatkowska

scammer

Scammers are not above grabbing the names of real people online and using them for their own criminal purposes. Also notice how, in the below scam, the scammer begins by asking about PayPal (thus trying to establish some credibility with their victim) but then switches, using some trumped up story, to what they actually need …

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