Thursday, December 03, 2009

World's Dumbest Criminals?

I got this phishing expedition sent to me. Not only was it a plain email message – no attempt to imitate Yahoo, but it was full of grammatical mistakes. (underlined)

Attn: Account User,

This is in conjunction with Gmail and Yahoo Account Users,we are having congestions due to the anonymous registration of yahoo accounts so we are shutting down some Yahoo Account and your account was among those to be deleted.We are sending you this email so that you can re-confirm your account information to enable us upgrade your account from been deleted. If you are still interested to use your Yahoo Account kindly re-confirm your account by filling the space below.

* User name: ...............................
* Password: ................................
* Date of Birth: ...........................
* Country Or Territory: ....................

After following the instructions in the sheet, your account will not be interrupted and will continue as normal. Thanks for your attention to this effect. We apologize for any inconveniences

. Warning!!! Account owner that refuses to update his/her account after three days of receiving this warning will lose his or her account permanently.

Sincerely.
Yahoo! Account Services.

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1 Comments:

Blogger mollymew said...

They forgot to ask for sample fingerprints and a retinal scan. Clumsy, clumsy, clumsy.

10:25 PM  

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