Best Viewed With Firefox, Chrome or Safari
Copyright (c) 2006-2016 Coenraad de Beer
Cyber Top Cops - The Cyber Security Experts
Bringing Law and Order to the Cyber World
Copyright © 2006-2016 Coenraad de Beer


About Us Contact Us Support Us
Custom Search
Bookmark and Share RSS Feeds

 

Hoaxes, Spams & Scams

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
This section of Cyber Top Cops is no longer maintained and has been replaced by the SHPAMEE Project.

The purpose of this section is not to list every possible hoax, spam or scam e-mail, but to educate users on how to identify them, by looking for certain characteristics and using a little common sense.

Forward spam, hoaxes, scams and suspicious e-mails to spam@cybertopcops.com

The following articles provide some insight into the problems and dangers of e-mail scams, hoaxes and spam and how to avoid them:

The examples listed below should give you a good idea of what the most common hoaxes, spams and scams look like.

Hoaxes and Spams

E-mail Scams


Phishing Scams

MillerSmiles.co.uk - The webs dedicated anti-phishing service :: Scam Alert Service

Help us protect your account - #4569845212 (lindacj1@aol.com) - eBay
Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00:01
Get a higher level of protectionHello lindacj1@aol.com, It's been more than a year since you last updated your personal info. Keeping your personal information up to date can help better protect your account. Sounds like a good idea? All you have to do is go to eBay and take a look at your personal info to confirm that it'sstill correct. If you updated your personal info recently, please ignore this reminder.http://vi.vipr.ebaydesc.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...

Account Status : Update Your PayPal Profile Information - Account PayPaI
Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00:01
DEAR, CUSTOMER. You have to update your PayPaI account information. To finish this process, please visit the following link: Update your Information Now If you didn't update your records, your account will be limited. If you have any other questions regarding youraccount, please use our FAQ or contact our support team at service@paypal.com THE PAYPAI TEAM This is an automated e-mail message, please do not reply directly. Yo...

IMPORTANT SECURITY ALERT - Lloyds Bank
Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00:01
SECURITY ALERT You are receiving this email because we noticed an attempt to sign in to your account from an unrecognised device.Our system has blocked this sign in attempt as a security measure. In order to safeguard your account information we have temporarily restricted your access to certain features withinour online banking system. To restore full access please click the link below to validate your account information. Get Started ...

Confirmation Purchase Order Bigo Live, 1550 Diamond #7152022 - iTunes - Order Confirmation
Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00:01
Receipt APPLE ID rgwalker99@aol.com PAYMENT: Credit Card TOTAL $47.99 DATE Feb 12, 2018 ORDER ID MSZS20L7TW DOCUMENT NO. 155188033916 App Store TYPE PURCHASED FROM PRICE BIGO LIVE - LIVE STREAM, 848 1550 DIAMOND PACKS In-App Purchase $45.99 Subtotal $45.99 Tax $ 2.00 TOTAL $47.99If you did not authorize this purchase, please visit: iTunes Payment...

Your account Has Been locked ! - PayPal
Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00:01
PAYPAL SECURE Dear Client. We have noticed that some data from your account information seems inaccurate or unverified. You have to check your information in order to continue using our service smoothly, please check your account information by clicking the link below. CHECK MY ACCOUNT ------------------------- COPYRIGHT 1999-2018 PAYPAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ...


Phishing News

MillerSmiles.co.uk Phishing News Service

Weekly analysis - 19th May 2018 to 26th May 2018
Sat, 26 May 2018 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 19th May 2018 to 26th May 2018

Weekly analysis - 12th May 2018 to 19th May 2018
Sat, 19 May 2018 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 12th May 2018 to 19th May 2018

Weekly analysis - 5th May 2018 to 12th May 2018
Sat, 12 May 2018 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 5th May 2018 to 12th May 2018

Weekly analysis - 28th April 2018 to 5th May 2018
Sat, 05 May 2018 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 28th April 2018 to 5th May 2018

Weekly analysis - 21st April 2018 to 28th April 2018
Sat, 28 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 21st April 2018 to 28th April 2018