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Friday Follies aka Junk (ph)Fishing…


Been a couple more rounds of phishing for your data going on.  Wait!  What?  This happens all the freaking time. 

Todays episode is being brought to you by Jet Blast!  The only blower guaranteed to clear your driveway from 100 yards away, blow small pets and children down the street and remove ugly toupees… permanently.

Ok, the USPS is having a tough time.  Nobody is mailing anything.  Why the criminals think this is a good idea has me wondering.

Maybe the small amount gives you that warm fuzzy feeling that it’s legit?  Yes?  No?

Ok, first we have this stellar piece of eMail:

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Now, there are four apparent links in this hear message.  Lets take a close look:

First for USPS we get:

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For Shipping History the link is…

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Suffice it to say, all the links in this email go to dogmasoftwareDOTcom. Followed by “hy6k…”.  Really?   So I checked…

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Even a wide open internet search, none of these links point to DOGMASOFTWARE…

Then there’s this…

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Al’s email links go to:

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Edmond’s goes to

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Wendy likes FTP

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Then again, so does Chance

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I especially liked the verbiage on the next one.   It reminds of the days or receiving “Dearly Beloved” eMails asking for help in moving millions of dollars from some foreign country…with a time limit and only needed some seed money to get it started.

It is my pleasure to have this opportunity to offer you a business transaction, which will yield high dividends for both of us.. The following is a brief overview on what the offer entails.. This offer entails you to stand as a supplier of a certain product to my company. I will secure a supply contract deal for you as our supplier of the product.This product is currently being sold by the manufacturer at a very low price and can be sold to my company at a much higher price.(The margin is over 90%) , getting my company to purchase the product at your fixed price is not a problem, my company is in need of this product. Basically what you are doing is to purchase this product at a relatively low price and sell it to my company at a marked up price, it is a legal transaction and I need you to partner with me on this project.please indicate your phone number in your reply

Best regards

Lennie Grant

Enjoy!

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