> leroux (Community Champion) posted a new topic in Threats on 07-29-2020 05:40 AM
> 7. Fake emails and texts claiming to be from TV > Licensing, offering six months free but asking people to update their payment > information 8. Emails asking people to update their TV subscription services > payment details by clicking on a link
Given various levels of "lockdown" in different jurisdictions, a lot of people are very nervous about losing access to entertain or information services. I've seen a serious uptick in the level of scams attemtping to take over Netflix and related services, and also email and social media accounts. (As a side issue, a number of these also go after credit cards, threatening that the service will be cancelled if payment is not made or payment options upgraded or "confirmed.")
====================== (quote inserted randomly by Pegasus Mailer) email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com ... fourteen or fifteen different subjects, each inclosed in a parenthesis of its own, with here and there extra parentheses which reinclose three or four of the minor parentheses, making pens within pens: finally, all the parentheses and reparentheses are massed together between a couple of king-parentheses ...