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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Scam Emails Using Your Friends' Data To Look Legitimate

The Nigerian email scams still holds a place in the "how they used to do it the old days" files of cyber yesterday. I received an email today that reminded me of my Nigerian email scam favorites, but also had harvested the name and signature of a friend, such that the scam took on a very personal nature....the last name has been blotted out to protect the infected:

Ok - so at least my friend quickly figured this out.......but how many takers might bite off on something like this?