Posts Tagged ‘FireFox’

Norton Safe Web Lays An Egg

Monday, January 5th, 2015

User’s of any Norton product (owned by Symantec) are running into some very strange errors when trying to access OnlyMyEmail’s web site lately.

In fact, they’re being told that we’re a malicious infected malware site and cannot be trusted.

Pretty startling, given our beyond stellar reputation as the most accurate spam filtering system on the Internet since we launched in 2003, winning awards from PC Magazine, PC World and blocking more spam than any other filter ever tested by the Virus Bulletin VBSpam Competition.

What dangerous and malicious ill-willed behavior are we up to over here recently?

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LAST NOTICE: Your Federal Tax Payment ID Has Been Rejected

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Guess what? The IRS has rejected your Tax Payment ID.

At first we thought this was an attempt to phish EFTPS credentials but after clicking the bogus link to (Warning: don’t try this at home) we found out otherwise. It does eventually send you to but not until after it tries to “borrow” your computer. more »

Account Status Verification Alert – Phishing Example

Monday, October 4th, 2010

This one’s attempting to phish BMO Financial Group accounts:

Subject: Account Status Verification Alert

From: BMO Online Security Alert <>

If you’re a BMO customer this is not from them, in case you were wondering. more »

Worldofwarcraft Account login – Phishing Example

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

World of Warcraft is so successful that it has spawned its own economy. So it’s no surprise that WoW accounts are a phishable commodity. And, since some gamers take this very seriously (just look up “wow addiction”), stealing a WoW account is identity theft at its most heinous.

As phishing campaigns go, this one’s pretty good. The fake website is a decent replica of the login page and it has a pretty tricky URL. more »

Internet Explorer’s Zero Day Vulnerability

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Recent tech news reports have been buzzing about a new zero-day vulnerability in the Internet Explorer (IE) browser. While this is not strictly a spam or email issue we thought it was worth mentioning because this attack vector can ultimately be used to seize control of exposed machines and turn them into zombies in some spammer’s botnet.

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