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Thread: New Pushing Email, from a hacker, not Jet Blue

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    Senior Member jarenie's Avatar
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    New Pushing Email, from a hacker, not Jet Blue

    Just got an Email asking me to comfirm my trip for this weekend on Jet Blue Airlines . As I have no plans to go anywhere as long as mother is with me. I sent it to my daughter who works in the computer department of a Casino. She said if I had goine to the link that it would have tried to get the personal data from my computer. Thank goodness for our children. She had already set me up with security on my computer that would not have allowed the intrusion.
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    The hackers really make me mad, even if they just mess up a computer they wreak a lot of havoc. Much easier than getting a job.
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    they really, really should stop calling me if they want money. I don't have any.

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    I got this one yesterday with attachment. Well DUH! I didn't fall off a turnip truck. It came from customer service @ indianmillsautorepair dotcom. I looked that up and it really exists--in New Jersey, but I betcha the address is fake also. Sad to think somebody will open the attachment thinking they have a free ticket to Seattle--they will pay for it in computer repairs (if only that).

    Notification,

    ELECTRONIC TICKET / ET-48858682
    SEAT / 52F/ZONE 2
    DATE / TIME 10 OCTOBER, 2014, 08:15 AM
    ARRIVING / Seattle
    FORM OF PAYMENT / XXXXXX
    TOTAL PRICE / 249.52 USD
    REF / EK.4927 ST / OK
    BAG / 2PC


    Your bought ticket is attached.
    To use your ticket you should print it.

    Thank you
    Delta Air Lines.

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    WOW, they are sure getting sneaky with their technique.
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    Hey Mermaid! We got that same one from Delta Airlines. Because my husband does travel sometimes for business, and he uses my email address for confirmations, I left the computer on at that screen and went & asked my husband when he was going to tell me about his trip! No, I am not stupid enough to download this! I thought you printed the tickets immediately after you ordered them. Then he says you know I don't fly Delta! Well if I'm not with him, how do I know? So after we all calmed down, hubby checked our credit cards for charges we didn't make and he got our credit reports to see if anyone opened cards in our name. These people just bust my butt! We have to work so hard to prove the truth!!

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    Someone, somewhere will open the attachment. They send millions of the spams while sitting at home at the computer. So one success out of a hundred and they've profited!

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    Can't be too careful..

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    Well, I just got another e-ticket notification this morning...this one for Lake City on Oct. 2. ??? These stupid people don't even notice what day it is! This one had the "print your ticket" attachment removed by my new anti-virus. But interesting also--I called the phishers stupid..they showed I had pd for 7 pieces of luggage. I'd like to respond with a few choice descriptions of their mental status, but that would only prove to them that the address is valid. And then I would be inundated with such junk.

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    I got the same one from Delta!

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    Did you report it to Delta? If they don't know it's happening, they can't warn customers on their own website.

    I, too, hate hackers. However, we feed them when we send out emails with a list of recipients in the 'to' and/or 'cc' instead of putting them in the 'Bcc' category so they don't show up on every recipients email. If even one recipient forwards the email - well, inevitably a forward of the forward, etc. will get to a hacker.
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    I got a spam today where the subject line was "You have a new email" and the sender was "You have a new" -- wow, real authentic.

    Never open an attachment or click on a link in a spam email. Can't say it enough.

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    And I got one from Starbucks just a moment ago saying I should print out a $20 gift card. DUH! There is not a Starbucks within 100 miles of me. It is just recently that these sorts of scams/phishes have started to appear in my mailbox. Wonder what has ramped them up? I am not registering at any new sites...just my old standbys like this bd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ptquilts View Post
    I got a spam today where the subject line was "You have a new email" and the sender was "You have a new" -- wow, real authentic.

    Never open an attachment or click on a link in a spam email. Can't say it enough.
    I get mails to me..from me. Says ''reply to" ME! They are driving me bonkers. I really believe our IP servers could filter them out if they cared a whit about their subscribers. Or maybe the hackers are just a lot smarter!

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    Thanks for the warning.

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