Someone seems to be rather keen to pose as Santander at the moment. Over the past couple of weeks, my Junk filter has picked up 4 emails – the latest 2 being just a day apart. They’re all coming from the same place too, and have a lot in common. Indeed, the latter 3 emails are practically identical, they mainly just have different links.
They’re all claiming there’s been a security issue with my account, so I need to verify myself. They all have from addresses with the same domain. They all have links constructed in a very similar way, with subtle differences. And the formatting and grammar of the body text isn’t great in parts. So I’ll show you the text of the emails, and then highlight why they’re obviously nonsense. And don’t forget you can check out all of my scam email posts to see other examples I’ve highlighted.
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In this post I want to look at another couple of dodgy emails I’ve received recently, as I feel it’s important just to keep reminding people about them. Click here to see all of my scam email posts so far. I’ve also posted a video about them now as well, looking at these two emails and the previous ones I’ve mentioned here in the blog. So check that out as well in case it’s helpful.
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Back in April I did a post about scam emails I’d had pretending to be from Amazon and Barclays (and a shoutout to Codemefy who commented on it – go and check out their blog for lots of spam email information).
It’s always been my intention to make more posts like that, to keep raising awareness, but time’s not been on my side. However, I will keep them coming here and there, and today I wanted to share an email I got at work this week, from a scammer pretending to be Microsoft. Given that it was at my workplace, it suggests this is more aimed at business people rather than home users, but you never know who will receive these things. It is the sort of email that people at home could fall for too if they’re not careful.
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I don’t get many spam emails, thankfully, but one or two inevitably pop up sometimes. And I thought it might be useful to start flagging them up here, just to give people an idea of things to look out for. If it makes just one or two people a bit more aware, then I figure it’s worth it. So I’ve got a couple to mention here.
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