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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 Support Team posted this:
banana wrote:

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


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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