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Just received this:

This is a WebNews Email Account Update

Please see the bottom of this mailing on this information.

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SPAMCOP.NET WEBMAIL

INTERNET SERVICE WEBSITE WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT WE HAVE

SOME PROBLEMS ABOUT EACH CUSTOMER ACCOUNT EMAIL. DUE TO

ERROR CODE 334409.

WE DISCOVERD THAT IN FEW DAYS FROM NOW EACH CUSTOMER WILL

NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS HIS OR HER EMAIL ACCOUNT. IN THAT

REGARD,YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SEND YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS AND

PASSWORD FOR A NEW ACCOUNT UPDATE.

YOU ARE ADVISED TO IMMEDIATELY SEND US THE REQUIRED

INFORMATION SO AS TO ENABLE US IMMEDIATELY UPDATE YOUR

ACCOUNT.

Note:You have to understand that the reason why we are not

sending this message from our own private account.This is

due to some technical problem we are having right now.

BELOW THE INFORMATION RQRUIRED FOR ACCOUT UPDATE

1)Full Email Address:

2)password:

3)date of birth:

Thanks for your understanding.

SPAMCOP.NET WEBMAIL INTERNET SERVICE

heh

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I have the same.. content is repeated 3 times. Originating IP is 68.168.75.21.

Subject: UPDATE YOUR ACCOUNT / SPAMCOP.NET

From: "Admin[at]spamcop.net" <pjf2442[at]adelphia.net>

Date: Wed, September 10, 2008 4:54 pm

Cc: recipient list not shown:;

Priority: Normal

This is a WebNews Email Account Update

Please see the bottom of this mailing on this information.

-----------------------------------------------------------

SPAMCOP.NET WEBMAIL

INTERNET SERVICE WEBSITE WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT WE HAVE

SOME PROBLEMS ABOUT EACH CUSTOMER ACCOUNT EMAIL. DUE TO

ERROR CODE 334409.

WE DISCOVERD THAT IN FEW DAYS FROM NOW EACH CUSTOMER WILL

NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS HIS OR HER EMAIL ACCOUNT. IN THAT

REGARD,YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SEND YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS AND

PASSWORD FOR A NEW ACCOUNT UPDATE.

YOU ARE ADVISED TO IMMEDIATELY SEND US THE REQUIRED

INFORMATION SO AS TO ENABLE US IMMEDIATELY UPDATE YOUR

ACCOUNT.

Note:You have to understand that the reason why we are not

sending this message from our own private account.This is

due to some technical problem we are having right now.

BELOW THE INFORMATION RQRUIRED FOR ACCOUT UPDATE

1)Full Email Address:

2)password:

3)date of birth:

Thanks for your understanding.

SPAMCOP.NET WEBMAIL INTERNET SERVICE

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SPAMCOP.NET WEBMAIL

INTERNET SERVICE WEBSITE WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT WE HAVE

SOME PROBLEMS ABOUT EACH CUSTOMER ACCOUNT EMAIL. DUE TO

ERROR CODE 334409.

Hmmm... error 334409... let me look it up in my manual...

Oh, yes, here it is -- "Error 334409: Jackass illiterate spammer trying to harvest SpamCop addresses."

-- rick

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I just received a not very convincing email phishing for account, password, and birthdate.

Does anyone want a copy of this? Here's a fragment of the text before it goes blithering on and asking for full account, password, and birthdate.

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SPAMCOP.NET WEBMAIL
INTERNET SERVICE WEBSITE WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT WE HAVE
SOME PROBLEMS ABOUT EACH CUSTOMER ACCOUNT EMAIL. DUE TO
ERROR CODE 334409. 
...

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Hmmm... error 334409... let me look it up in my manual...

Oh, yes, here it is -- "Error 334409: Jackass illiterate spammer trying to harvest SpamCop addresses."

-- rick

OK. Since this appears to be related to the webmail service, and there is another thread about it there, I am going to merge this over there.

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As just seen on the webmail login page: Sep 10, 2008

[15:24 EDT] We have seen that scammers are sending out "phishing" emails again asking for SpamCop passwords. Please do not respond to these emails. There is nothing wrong with the system and we aren't asking for everyone's username and password. Thank you.

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