Latest Hotmail Scam

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    Over the last couple weeks, I've received some e-mails in my regular in box which claim to be from the Windows Live Team, asking me to confirm information or my account would be shut down within 48 hours.

    Even though I immediately smelled a rat, the message was saved anyways. Four days later, I got the same request, but the time frame for "compliance" was two weeks.

    Methinks spammers are at least fishing for legit e-mail addys to keep their crap from being screened by spam filters, or worse.

    Anybody else experience this one?
     
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    Me too but just look at there spelling and grammer
     
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    Dude. Migrate to Debian, non US.
    It's called " Lenny"
     
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    Well Dude - I just got a call from my brother in Seattle asking if I had taken another job selling Viagra on line. Apparently he and my sister in law received emails for ME with spam attached. We have Windows Live. Shit. What do we do now?
     
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    I think he was wondering if you could get him a discount. :eusa_whistle:

    Immie
     
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    Well there's your problem.

    :lol:
     
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    First problem.
    HotMail.
    Second, Winbloze.
    Grow up dude.................
     
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    Hey...It's my first e-mail box that I got way back when.

    I imagine the same scam could be pulled off over at Yay-hoo or Gmail, if the scammers have legit e-mail addys to spam.
     
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    I used to have a hotmail account. Haven't checked it in 10 years. I wonder if it's still active.
     
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    I got a mac virus that sent out begging emails to everyone on my mac address book to have them send me $2000 to an account in England as I had lost my wallet, ticket and credit cards.

    It was very scary. I got replies from several people about it. It was my first virus.
     

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