Thursday, December 30, 2010

Bigpond email scam

Only minutes ago received this email:
ATTN: BIGPOND Account User,

This message is from admin messaging center for all e-mail account
BIGPOND owners.

We are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail account. We are
deleting all unused e-mail account, creating more space for new accounts. To
complete upgrading of your account, you are requested to provide details
below immediately:





Contact address:

You can also check your e-mail address by logging into your account via, Failure to provide the above details we shall
deactivate your online Account with us. Make sure you use your valid
information requested above, A confirmation code will be sent to you.

Warning! Account holders that their account within seven days of receipt of
the update to this alert is to lose his/her account permanently.

Warning Code: BIGPOND2G99AAJ Thank you, Welcome to WebMail /
Email Webmaster.

Webmail Support
Jeez, the writer of that nonsense makes me look like a master-punctuator. By the way, the from address:
Definitely looks like a genuine Bigpond email.


Anonymous Jack Lacton said...

Antony Loewenstein needs to stop moonlighting as a spam ad writer...his style is too obvious.

9:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This email originates from Shanghai Jiaotong University, one of the most prestigious in China. The sender is from the School of Materials Science and Engineering. I suspect his email has been hacked. You should write to him and ask...

10:43 AM  

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