Current Status

This blog is not frequently updated because most case-by-case scam reports are now listed in subordinate blogs. At this point in time, most of my efforts are targeted at documenting employment scams in the Suckers Wanted blog.


Hijack Alert: To you there has come a card from

This is another "Web Attacker" lure. I don't know for sure if it contains the latest and greatest "VML" vulnerability for Internet Explorer (for which there is as yet no patch), but it doesn't seem to. I don't have a sacrificial Windows system on which to test it, sadly. Anyhow, if you got an email like this and clicked the link, you'd better assume the worst: that some nefarious person now has complete remote control of your computer, and can monitor all that you do on it.

Happy birthday, dear [name]!

20/09/2006 14:23
You have got a postcard with congratulations from the company
You can pick it up at http://[domain]/postcard45683.html

URLs I've seen associated with this hijack:

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