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 Post subject: Watch Out - Phishing Scam
PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 3:22 pm 
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The following post contains multiple direct quotes, copied verbatim from this post on the FreeForums support forum, as well as from this thread on the same forum.

Wickett wrote:



The email apparently reads like this:
bruinsrule1211 wrote:
Dear customers,

We encourage you to update your phpBB forums to the latest version as it
prevents many security bugs and make your forum stable.
There are many anti-spam methods to prevent the spambots registration and
posting , please pick up one of these mods to keep your forum clean

We provide paid services , if you want our assistance please reply to us and
we will be happy to put all our efforts and experience for your help we can
help you in updating , mod installation , styling your forum with a unique
style and solve any other problem you may face

Thank you .


And, in response to the post, one member of the freeforums.org Support Team posted this:
banana wrote:

Users do not need to update their forums, as our tech team are responsible for that.





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Just thought I'd keep you all informed. Wouldn't want anyone to get hacked, after all.

Update: This is a real scam. They just tried it on me.



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