Today, I recieved a mail from “TD Canada Trust”. They said how verifying my account or something. Wait a minute… I DON’T EVEN HAVE A BANK ACCOUNT!
Turns out, it was a fake email from some guy who made the mail looking like a legit one from TD Canada Trust! It came with a link to a porn website. I haven’t visited it yet, but what I know so far is that one of the people in the WOT Community said that it was a “phishing” site. Here is what it said in the mail:
TD Canada (email@example.com)
You may not know this sender.Mark as safe|Mark
July 1, 2010 2:00:56 PM
This e-mail has been sent to you by TD Canada Trust
inform you that we were unable to verify your account details.
This might be due to either of the following reasons:
1. Submitting incorrect information during register process.
2. A recent change in your personal information. (eg:
Due to this, to ensure that your EasyWEB service is not
interrupted, we request you to confirm and update
your information today by following the link below
removed, WOT rating: http://www.mywot.com/en/scorec…..uk#comment]
If you have already confirmed your information then
please disregard this message.
TD Canada member services
2010 TD Canada Trust
March 19, 2010
Basic rule: Don’t open any email like that. We may not be able to avoid spam in our mailboxes, but a bit of common sense goes a long way. Most all of that type of thing goes into the spam box anyway, but occasionally one will go into the inbox. But they can be spotted a mile away. And if in doubt, use a spam filter with your email client and check it from there before opening it or deleting it, whatever the case may be.
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