dodgy email

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by ant2005uk, Oct 12, 2005.

  1. ant2005uk

    ant2005uk Byte Poster

    I was sent an email to my hotmail account from a person I do not know. It asked me to do something in the event I lost a hotmail password and to give out some information. Hotmail displayed the message that it had moved it to my junk folder as it contained harmful code. In the to: field there was a list of other addresses I did not recognise. In the CC: field however I noticed the address of someone who was on my contact list along with others who are unknown to me. Looks clearly a scam to me what do you reckon this is all about? I ignored and deleted the msg. Looks like some sort of scam
  2. tripwire45
    Honorary Member

    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

    If I don't know the person e-mailing me, it gets deleted...*especially* if it has an attachment.
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