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This section of Cyber Top Cops is no longer maintained and has been replaced by the SHPAMEE Project.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

Amazon Order Confirmation Pending - Amazon Order
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 04:00:02
AmazonAMAZON ORDER CONFIRMATION HELLO , Your Amazon account was used to buy a 200$ Gift Card on a computer or device that had not been previously associatedwith that Amazon account on Monday January 28, 2019 at 4:42:11 PM (GMT) If you did not make these Purchase or you believe an unauthorized person has accessed your account, you should VerifyYour Information as soon as possible account page at : Cancel The Order Details Order #111-0298...

Account Notification - WellsFargo-Bank
Sun, 03 Feb 2019 06:00:02
ID: #456S6D9R406MH ALERT : There Were Some Suspecious Purchases With Your Debit Card HERE ARE SOME DETAILS ABOUT THIS ATTEMPS : Location Date/Time 91.242.31.05 (India) 02/02/2019WHY ACCESS LIMITED ? We've limited your access and the reason is we believe that the attempted purchase with your debit card wasnt you . Your account has been limited for security reasons. WHAT I NEED TO DO ? To fix this problem you ...

Important message for Steve - Tesco
Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00:03
STATUS: EVERYONESFRIENDS@HOTMAIL.CO.UK - PENDING Dear Steve, We are selecting a few loyal customers each week to receive their Tesco Gift. The winner of the iPhone XS this week is... STEVE WOODLAND! CONGRATULATIONS! We need your confirmation, otherwise you will not be able to receive your gift. CLICK HERE TO PROCEED http://exhian.info/mw/index.php/lists/rz817fpg3ad61/unsubscribe/gJfsXHTfHOEf1/aw528cy79bd63

Amazon Order Confirmation Pending - Amazon Order
Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00:02
AmazonAMAZON ORDER CONFIRMATION HELLO , Your Amazon account was used to buy a 200$ Gift Card on a computer or device that had not been previously associatedwith that Amazon account on Monday January 28, 2019 at 4:42:11 PM (GMT) If you did not make these Purchase or you believe an unauthorized person has accessed your account, you should VerifyYour Information as soon as possible account page at : Cancel The Order Details Order #111-0298...

Update!!! - ATandT
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:02
Dear User, Please note that all users are mandated to switch to new versionin other to enjoy the new upgrade.You would beblocked from sending and receiving emails if notconfirmed within 24hrs of receiving this automated mail. You are required to update through the link below. Switch To New Version Service Mail Support ATandT Administrator. ...


Phishing News

MillerSmiles.co.uk Phishing News Service

Weekly analysis - 2nd February 2019 to 9th February 2019
Sat, 09 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 2nd February 2019 to 9th February 2019

Weekly analysis - 26th January 2019 to 2nd February 2019
Sat, 02 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 26th January 2019 to 2nd February 2019

Weekly analysis - 19th January 2019 to 26th January 2019
Sat, 26 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 19th January 2019 to 26th January 2019

Weekly analysis - 12th January 2019 to 19th January 2019
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 12th January 2019 to 19th January 2019

Weekly analysis - 5th January 2019 to 12th January 2019
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 5th January 2019 to 12th January 2019