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Re: [LUG] Rubbish emails


Hi Neil,

Yes, but don't rely on it. 

Regards etc,

>----Original Message----
>From: barnaby@xxxxxxxxxxxx

>Date: 22/11/2013 13:12 
>To: <list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
[LUG] Rubbish emails
>I am used to receiving scam emails, 
though not many. Just today I have 
>had two identical 
ones, supposedly from DHL. This tells me that they 
to deliver a parcel at 10.10 last Wednesday, but no one was 
in. As 
>it happens we *were* in.
>Then it goes on to say 
that if it is not picked up within 72 hours it 
>will be 
returned to sender. It even includes a label number. Then, 
>here's the best bit, I am invited to read an enclosed 
file for details. 
>Would you believe the said 'enclosed 
file', actually an attachment, is a 
>zip file?
>Now the 
email address used is one I rarely use at all. I have 
>given this email address to DHL, or to anyone else 
for that matter. And, 
>if I fell for all that, would DHL 
send a *zip* file to give me some 
>simple details about a 
parcel? LOL.
>So what has this to do with Linux? Well, I 
assume that, if I were silly 
>enough to click on the 
attachment, any nasties would fail to run because 
>I am 
not using Windows. Is that a fair assumption?

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