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Knightshade Dragon
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« on: June 10, 2010, 05:10:26 AM »



"Dear Customer,

This e-mail was send by gamingtrend.com to notify you that we have temporanly prevented access to your account.

We have reasons to beleive that your account may have been accessed by someone else. Please run attached file and Follow instructions.

(C) gamingtrend.com"

If you receive an email like this, please delete it.  I'm working on the server to remove whatever is sending this.  Thanks for your patience.
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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2010, 09:38:33 PM »

Seems to be a common attack as I've seen a couple other websites reporting the exact same fake email as a phishing scam.
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2010, 10:37:38 PM »

Quote from: DarkEL on June 10, 2010, 09:38:33 PM

Seems to be a common attack as I've seen a couple other websites reporting the exact same fake email as a phishing scam.

Yep, I'm hearing that at work too.  Still - it's worth noting that I don't sign my emails as 'admin'.  slywink
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2010, 08:15:05 AM »

Looks like the Taliban is a target too.
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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2010, 08:58:11 AM »

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on June 10, 2010, 10:37:38 PM

Quote from: DarkEL on June 10, 2010, 09:38:33 PM

Seems to be a common attack as I've seen a couple other websites reporting the exact same fake email as a phishing scam.

Yep, I'm hearing that at work too.  Still - it's worth noting that I don't sign my emails as 'admin'.  slywink

true.  you ARE Prince Zambooboo of Nigeria, right?
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