Theory

No doubt you’ll remember the recent wave of trojan-laden spam which is still trickling in. I have a theory about what the Peacomm trojan’s been up to. At 3:36am EDT, the floodgates opened and this…

Mail Call, Y’all

Oboy! Mail! A Fool and His Money Department First up, Lei Hwang. Poor fellah wants to give me 20 per cent of $35,500,000 . . . my goodness, that’s seven million clams! Why, that’d surely…

Open, Click and Be Assimilated

It’s been a banner few days on the spam front. In one day, I’ve received emails with these titles (and the same attachment with differing names) Chinese missile shot down USA aircraft (Full Clip.exe) Chinese…

Intelligence Test #104.53-6

YOUR EMAIL WON 400,000.00EUROS STAATSLOTERIJ NL 2006 INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM xxx xxx xxx xx, xxxx xx xxxxx. Amsterdam, the Netherlands. www.staatsloterij.nl REFERENCE NUMBER: LSLUK/2031/8161/04 BATCH NUMBER: 14/011/IPD RESULTS FOR CATEGORY “A” DRAWS Dear Winner, Congratulations to…

More Phish in the Sea

Yet another PayPal phishing scam: This one has a few clues as to its nefarious origins. 1. Its ‘Reply-to’ header reads ‘no-replay@paypal.com’ (No replay?) 2. If you cursor over its link, it displays  213.130.21.170  instead…

Here, Phishy Phishy

Today’s winner arrives in your emailbox with the title of Message ID – 20169661 and purports to be from PayPal. Of course, you immediately know the email’s a scam by passing your mousepointer over the…