Stupid Punts!

Stupid Punts!

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Examples of the "Nigerian scam" that flood my email box everyday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Advice To Barrister Michael Koffigoh

I believe the word you are groping for is "message", not "massage", re the text in the email you sent me:
"PLEASE KINDLY OPEN MY ATTACHMENT READ MY MASSAGE AND GET BACK TO ME IS VERY IMPORTANT IS ABOUT MY LATE CLIENT A CITIZEN OF YOUR COUNTRY."
Cretin!

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Advice To Scammers

When trying to convince the gullible and naive that there is a 20 foot container waiting for them at a port, it is advisable to get the technical terms just right.

To this end, you will find that the term is "bill of lading" not "bill of ladin".

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Am I Dead yet?

My thanks to the scammer who sent me a message with the following subject line:
"ARE YOU DEAD? IF YOU ARE NOT DEAD CONTACT IMMEDIATELY‏"
As far as I am aware, I am not dead yet. However, dead or alive, I won't waste my time contacting the scammer.

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Question For Scammers

I have a couple of questions wrt the "hot new penis pills" that you keep trying to flog me.

- Do you mean the pills are hot (in the sense that they burn), if so they sound dangerous?

- Are the pills to be taken by my penis, if so is that not very uncomfortable?

Monday, February 17, 2014

Advice To Scammers

The phrase "my late husband died" is tautology, if you are going to try to scam someone at least have the wit to do it in a grammatically correct fashion.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Laugh of The Day

Out of all the spam and phishing emails I receive on a daily basis, offering me loans etc, I contend that an "organisation" that purports to call itself "UK COMIC FINANCE" is the least likely to be taken seriously!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Erections of Iron

My thanks to the spammer who keeps offering me a product that will, allegedly, give me "erections of iron".

However, the trouble with iron is that it rusts.

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Question Re Penis Pills

My thanks to the spammer who sent me an advert for "cheap penis pills".

However, please could he/she tell me how the hell my penis is meant to take a pill?

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Twitter Hacked

As per Reuters, Twitter has been hacked and the passwords of up to 250,000 accounts have been compromised:
"Anonymous hackers attacked Twitter this week and may have gained access to passwords and other information for as many as 250,000 user accounts, the microblog revealed late on Friday.

Twitter said in a blog post that the passwords were encrypted and that it had already reset them as a "precautionary measure," and that it was in the process of notifying affected users.

The blog post noted recent revelations of large-scale cyber attacks against the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, but unlike the two news organizations, Twitter did not provide any detail on the origin or methodology of the attacks.

"This attack was not the work of amateurs, and we do not believe it was an isolated incident," Twitter said. "The attackers were extremely sophisticated, and we believe other companies and organizations have also been recently similarly attacked."

Privately held Twitter, which has 200 million active monthly users, said it was working with government and federal law enforcement officials to track down the attackers.

The company did not specifically link the attacks to China in the blog post, in contrast to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, which both said the hackers originated in China.

Twitter, the social network known for its 140-character messages, could not speculate on the origin of the attacks as its investigation was ongoing, said spokesman Jim Prosser.

"There is no evidence right now that would indicate that passwords were compromised," said Prosser.
The attack is not the first time that hackers have breached Twitter's systems and gained access to Twitter user information. Twitter signed a consent decree with the Federal Trade Commission in 2010, subjecting the company to 10 years of independent privacy reviews, for failing to safeguard users' personal information."

Friday, January 25, 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Advice To Spammers

You will find that the name of the organisation which you are pretending to work for is spelt "Halifax" not "Haliofax"!