Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

I’m Confused..

It’s Time To play What Were They Thinking?!

Okay, this spam I understand.


It is a “scary” alert that is trying to get me to click a link (note the red WOT toolbar warning?) so a cyber-criminal can record my login username and password (and probably try to infect my machine).
In short, a classic “phishing” attack. (And if I banked at US Bank, it might work..)

But this has me puzzled*..

idiot spammer

* not really. Just thought others might find it funny.

August 11, 2009 - Posted by | advice, computers, cyber crime, Internet, Internet scam, spam and junk mail


  1. Askimet has already blocked about 70 similar (very, very similar) sily spam comments on my blog


    Comment by freewareelite | August 12, 2009 | Reply

    • Freewareelite,
      Though they are aren’t perfect, I am a big fan of spam filters such as Akismet, and I would hate to imagine life without them.

      I could be wrong, but I am pretty sure these types of things are from bots, and automated “tools” such as BlogBlaster, and the spammer hasn’t figured out how to fill in the fields.


      Comment by techpaul | August 12, 2009 | Reply

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