FaxBox: the latest in password scams

January 7, 2008

in Microsoft, News, Security

My favorite security guru, Mr. Steve Riley posted another good article on a new scam that may find it’s way into your mailbox soon. Be prepared now…


“Looks like spammers have found yet another way to worm (ha ha) themselves into the computers of the unsuspecting. In my junk email folder this morning, I saw this message:

From: Question It [mailto:question_it@fanboxapps.com]
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 2:34
To: Steve Riley
Subject: Ratul has asked you a question on FanBox

Ratul asked you a question. View the question and answer it.

FanBox.com is the web-based desktop that instantly turns every computer into your computer. It includes over 10,000 web applications and games to choose from, including the Question It application.

This email was sent by Ratul while using the Question It application on FanBox. Go here to learn more or stop receiving emails from friends using Question It. FanBox: 255 G Street #723, San Diego, CA 92101, USA”

Read the rest of Steve’s post here…

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