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Rahi Moosavi  Identity Verified
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Nov 23, 2005

We all get virus infected emails every now and then but this one I got today is quite funny!!

"Sue Thomas" !!! was a TV character as I recall - Sue Thomas F.B.Eye

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Dear Sir/Madam,

we have logged your IP-address on more than 30 illegal Websites.

Important:
Please answer our questions!
The list of questions are attached.


Yours faithfully,
Sue Thomas



*** Federal Bureau of Investigation -FBI-
*** 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Room 3220
*** Washington, DC 20535
*** phone: (202) 324-3000


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Juan Jacob  Identity Verified
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Please, do answer! Nov 23, 2005

By the way, what are the questions?

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Rahi Moosavi  Identity Verified
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That's what they want... Nov 23, 2005

That's what they want, the attachement is a zipped file infected with Netsky virus.

Juan Jacob wrote:

By the way, what are the questions?


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Juan Jacob  Identity Verified
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Aja... Nov 23, 2005

...in that case, call the FBI!
(Sue Thomas, maybe?)


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Agua  Identity Verified
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Already known Nov 23, 2005

Hello,

...in that case, call the FBI!
(Sue Thomas, maybe?)[/quote]

They already know about the scam/virus.

Best,

Mar


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Susy Ordaz  Identity Verified
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I need your help Nov 23, 2005

I recently discovered the proz site. However I would like to know where we can send email asking for help in clarifying a few issues with BrowniZ and other matters. I´m new here so please bear with me.

Susy/Lelecas


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Juan Jacob  Identity Verified
Mexico
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To Lelecas. Nov 23, 2005

Hi, there.
Please read http://www.proz.com/?sp=bb/faq
You'll find all about ProZ.
And wellcome!
(Don't call the FBI about this)


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Ivana de Sousa Santos  Identity Verified
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I got the same e-mail but from the CIA Nov 24, 2005

Dear Sir/Madam,
we have logged your IP-address on more than 30 illegal Websites.
Important:
Please answer our questions!
The list of questions are attached.
Yours faithfully,
Steven Allison
++++ Central Intelligence Agency -CIA-
++++ Office of Public Affairs
++++ Washington, D.C. 20505
++++ phone: (703) 482-0623
++++ 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., US Eastern time


There is an attached file but, of course, I didn't open it!

I wonder if this telephone number does really exist, but I won't bother calling anyway. :0)


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Marisa Schiavi  Identity Verified
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I got the same e-mail yesterday... Nov 24, 2005

Yes, I got exactly the same e-mail yesterday. I did some research and talked to a few IT experts and apparently it's the new virus "trend". To anybody else who might be reading this forum: Don't open the attached file!!!!

Marisa


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Dinny  Identity Verified
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It's obviously not from the FBI! Nov 24, 2005

Everybody knows that FBI and CIA don't say "please"!!

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Patrick Yancey  Identity Verified
Canada
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info on the scam Nov 24, 2005

See this links:

http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/internet/11/22/email.scam.ap/index.html


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Edward Potter  Identity Verified
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Nasty one Nov 24, 2005

I've gotten hundreds of these yesterday and today. Come on people, update those anti-virus programs!

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NancyLynn
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It's an actual phone number as per reverse lookup Nov 24, 2005

See here:
Results: 1 listing matching "(703) 482-0623"
New search | Modify search
United States Government Central Intelligence Agency
street address not available
Vienna, VA 22027
(703) 482-0623

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Local Time: 12:00 p.m.
Eastern Standard Time


I imagine this poor civil servant's phone is ringing off the hook...

I'm not important enough to spy on, I'm happy to report. McAfee must be protecting me from the US government

Nancy


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Thierry LOTTE  Identity Verified
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FBI and netsky Nov 26, 2005

For those ones who read french, detailed information can be found at :

http://www2.canoe.com/techno/nouvelles/archives/2005/11/20051125-073600.html

Have a nice week-end everybody.


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