Instagram Scam: Lottery Winners impersonated to offer Money for Followers
9 Apr 2014 - "... Instagram scammers have been posting images offering -fake- lottery winnings to followers. They have convinced users to share the posts, give up personal information, and even send money back to the scammers...
... In this -scam- a number of Instagram accounts have been created to impersonate real-life lottery winners from the UK and US. These accounts claim to offer US$1,000 to each Instagram user who follows them and leaves a comment with their email address... It’s clear that these accounts are fraudulent, but users continue to believe that they will be given US$1000 just for following Instagram accounts... if it sounds too good to be true, it is."
Something evil on 220.127.116.11/27
9 Apr 2014 - "There seems to be some exploit activity today on the IP range 18.104.22.168/27 (a customer of Network Operations Center, US). Most domains are already -flagged- as malicious by Google, and I've reported on bad IPs in this range before. A list of the domains I can find in this range, their myWOT ratings and Google and SURBL prognoses can be found here* [csv]. I would recommend applying the following blocklist:
chebuesx .com ..."
(Long list at the dynamoo URL above.)
Fake eBay emails – Pharma SPAM
9 Apr 2014 - "... we are now seeing fake < Your name >, You have delayed mails from eBay. In exactly the same way as The Fake Facebook Messages, these fake Ebay messages appear to come from eBayNotifier but are being sent by one of the botnets and -not- by Ebay at all. These only have 1 link in them unlike the previous which normally have 2 links in them, that if you are unwise enough to click on them will either take you to a Women’s Health page trying to sell you fake drugs for slimming or other women’s problems. Other days they send you to one of the Canadian or Russian Pharmacy pages selling Viagra, valium or other illegal drugs. Todays offerings are to a Canadian Pharma spam site. Always hover over the links in these emails and you will see that they do -not- lead to Ebay. Do not click on the links, just -delete- the emails as soon as they arrive. There is always the very high possibility that one of the other botnets will use these to send you to a malicious site where your computer will be infected... Email text will say something like:
You have delayed mail
Screenshot: http://myonlinesecur...s-from-eBay.png ..."
Edited by AplusWebMaster, 09 April 2014 - 10:57 AM.