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Post by Pedro Silva on Sat Nov 20, 2010 8:00 am

My friends, this important information was sent to me by a friend, please read carefully, spread to everyone you know, the more people are aware of this the better. Regards. Your friend. Pedro.

Subject: FW: READ IMMEDIATELY AND INFORM ALL - Not a joke

Please Be Extremely Careful especially
if using internet mail such as Yahoo,
Hotmail, AOL and so on.

This information arrived this morning direct from both Microsoft and Norton.

Please send it to everybody you know
who has access to the Internet.

You may receive an apparently
harmless email with a Power Point
presentation

'Life is beautiful.'

If you receive it DO NOT OPEN THE FILE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES ,
and delete it immediately.

If you open this file, a message will
appear on your screen saying: 'It is
too late now, your life is no longer
beautiful.'

Subsequently you will LOSE
EVERYTHING IN YOUR PC and
the person who sent it to you will gain access to your name, e-mail and password.

This is a new virus which started to
circulate on Tuesday afternoon.

AOL has already confirmed the
severity, and the antivirus software's
are not capable of destroying it.

The virus has been created by a
hacker who calls himself 'life owner'

PLEASE SEND A COPY OF THIS
EMAIL TO ALL YOUR FRIENDS
and ask them to PASS IT ON
IMMEDIATELY




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Re: Important information

Post by Pedro Silva on Sat Nov 20, 2010 10:59 am

My friends, more virus scams:


WILTSHIRE POLICE Keeping you informed

Swindon Police Station Gablecross Shrivenham Road South Marston Swindon Wiltshire SN3 4RB Telephone: 0845 408 7000

Hi all,

This has been passed on via another Force area through our own Fraud Department In Wiltshire Constabulary, and it is a very convincing SCAM. We have been asked to disseminate the information as widely and was quickly as we can through Neighbourhood Watch, School Safe and others.

This one is pretty slick since they provide YOU with all the information, except the one piece they want. Note, the callers do not ask for your card number; they already have it. This information is worth reading. By understanding how the VISA & MasterCard Telephone Credit Card Scam works, you'll be better prepared to protect yourself.. One of our employees was called on Wednesday from "VISA", and I was called on Thursday from "MasterCard". The scam works like this: Person calling says, "This is (name), and I'm calling from the Security and Fraud Department at VISA. My badge number is 12460. Your card has been flagged for an unusual purchase pattern, and I'm calling to verify. This would be on your VISA card which was issued by (name of bank) did you purchase an Anti-Telemarketing Device for 497.99 from a Marketing company based in London ?" When you say "No", the caller continues with, "Then we will be issuing a credit to your account. This is a company we have been watching and the charges range from 297 to 497, just under the 500 purchase pattern that flags most cards. Before your next statement, the credit will be sent to (gives you your address), is that correct?" You say "yes". The caller continues - "I will be starting a fraud investigation. If you have any questions, you should call the 0800 number listed on the back of your card (0800-VISA) and ask for Security. You will need to refer to this Control Number. The caller then gives you a 6 digit number. "Do you need me to read it again?"

Here's the IMPORTANT part on how the scam works the caller then says, "I need to verify you are in possession of your card." He'll ask you to "turn your card over and look for some numbers." There are 7 numbers; the first 4 are part of your card number, the next 3 are the security numbers that verify you are the possessor of the card. These are the numbers you sometimes use to make Internet purchases to prove you have the card. The caller will ask you to read the 3 numbers to him. After you tell the caller the 3 numbers, he'll say, "That is correct, I just needed to verify that the card has not been lost or stolen, and that you still have your card. Do you have any other questions?" After you say, "No," the caller then thanks you and states, "Don't hesitate to call back if you do", and hangs up You actually say very little, and they never ask for or tell you the Card number .

But after we were called on Wednesday, we called back within 20 minutes to ask a question. Are we glad we did! The REAL VISA Security Department told us it was a scam and in the last 15 minutes a new purchase of 497.99 was charged to our card. Long story - short - we made a real fraud report and closed the VISA account. VISA is reissuing us a new number. What the scammers want is the 3-digit PIN number on the back of the card. Don't give it to them . Instead, tell them you'll call VISA or MasterCard directly for verification of their conversation. The real VISA told us that they will never ask for anything on the card as they already know the information since they issued the card! If you give the scammers your 3 Digit PIN Number, you think you're receiving a credit. However, by the time you get your statement you'll see charges for purchases you didn't make, and by then it's almost too late and/or more difficult to actually file a fraud report.

What makes this more remarkable is that on Thursday, I got a call from a "Jason Richardson of MasterCard" with a word-for-word repeat of the VISA scam. This time I didn't let him finish I hung up! We filed a police report, as instructed by VISA. The police said they are taking several of these reports daily! They also urged us to tell everybody we know that this scam is happening .

Please pass this on to all your family and friends.. By informing each other, we protect each other.
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Subject: Postal Scam at your home

Can you circulate this around especially as Xmas is fast approaching - it has been confirmed by Royal Mail. The Trading Standards Office are making people aware of the following scam:

A card is posted through your door from a company called PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) suggesting that they were unable to deliver a parcel and that you need to contact them on 0906 6611911 (a Premium rate number).

DO NOT call this number, as this is a mail scam originating from Belize.

If you call the number and you start to hear a recorded message you will already have been billed 315 for the phone call.

If you do receive a card with these details, then please contact Royal Mail Fraud on 020 7239 6655.

This e-mail is confidential and may contain privileged information. If you are not a named addressee to this e-mail it may be unlawful for you to read, copy, distribute, disclose or otherwise use the information contained in it. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail please e-mail us at itsecurity@3663.co.uk, telephone us on +44 (0) 870 066 9528 or fax us on +44 (0) 8704282455 immediately and delete the e-mail from your systems.

We will not be liable for direct, special, indirect or consequential damages arising from the alteration of the contents of this e-mail by any third party or as a result of any virus being passed on.
BFS Group Limited, a company registered in England and Wales, Company number 239718,
whose registered office is at Buckingham Court, Kingsmead Business Park,
London Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 1JU
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The "s" in https:// stands for security. Without the "s" your visit to the website is insecure.
Once in a while, there is something that comes down
the pike that is of importance.
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What is the difference between http and https ?
Don't know how many of you are aware of this difference, but it is
worth sending to any that do not.....

**The main difference between http:/// and https:// is ; It's all
about keeping you secure** HTTP stands for Hyper Text Transfer
Protocol

The S (big surprise) stands for "Secure".. If you visit a
website or web page, and look at the address in the web browser, it
will likely begin with the following: http://. ;
This means that the website is talking to your browser using
the regular 'unsecured language. In other words, it is possible for
someone to "eavesdrop" on your computer's conversation with the
website. If you fill out a form on the website, someone might see
the information you send to that site.

This is why you never ever enter your credit card number in an
http website! But if the web address begins with https://, that
basically means your computer is talking to the website in a
secure code that no one can eavesdrop on.
You understand why this is so important, right?

If a website ever asks you to enter your credit card
information, you should automatically look to see if the web
address begins with https://.

If it doesn't, You should NEVER enter sensitive
information....such as a credit card number.


PASS IT ON (You may save someone a lot of grief).




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Re: Important information

Post by Catkins on Sun Nov 21, 2010 12:50 am

Thankyou Pedro....
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