Dear Costumer

December 18, 2008 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | Filed in: tech.

I’ve been on the Internet for a good ten years now and it’s not hard to spot spam email and phishing attempts. I especially like the way that email clients have evolved to “sandbox” emails by automatically blocking external images etc.¬†

This morning I was checking my work email, even though I’m officially on vacation for another 24 days, and one email got through my spam filters. Coming from¬†[email protected] was the first giveaway (in a font that doesn’t put serifs on the capital “I” it looks like a lowercase “L”… [email protected]). Then I saw the link to paypal.com which, upon hovering you just KNOW it’s not going to be paypal).

But the creme-de-la-creme was the opener that I’d skimmed over…

Dear costumer


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