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Re: scam of the day

Post by IngoQ » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:49 pm

PaulJ wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:52 pm
Nice collection of tools. I see you have the 915 de-soldering tool, do you find it useful?
I really love it. I heard a lot of concerns about the electrical safety and checked mine thoroughly, but it was fine. It heats up a bit slow and is quite loud, but I usually do not have it on all the time, so this does not bother me.

It is quite powerful and heats up even thick ground plates quite fast. For example I had absolutely no trouble desoldering the C64 modulator and then separating board and shielding case with it. It is surprsingly well made, especially considering the price.

It did not completely replace soldering wick for me, I still use it for clean up or fore some harder to reach places. But it speeds up repair work immensely.

I can absolutely recommend it.
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Re: scam of the day

Post by PaulJ » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:17 pm

IngoQ wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:49 pm
PaulJ wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:52 pm
Nice collection of tools. I see you have the 915 de-soldering tool, do you find it useful?
I really love it. I heard a lot of concerns about the electrical safety and checked mine thoroughly, but it was fine. It heats up a bit slow and is quite loud, but I usually do not have it on all the time, so this does not bother me.

It is quite powerful and heats up even thick ground plates quite fast. For example I had absolutely no trouble desoldering the C64 modulator and then separating board and shielding case with it. It is surprsingly well made, especially considering the price.

It did not completely replace soldering wick for me, I still use it for clean up or fore some harder to reach places. But it speeds up repair work immensely.

I can absolutely recommend it.
Thank you IngoQ for your recommendation.

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Re: scam of the day

Post by tuxie » Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:39 pm

Hehe, i get also a lot of this mails but my cam is closed with a piece of tape... last days it was very terible so much mails of this shit :(

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Re: scam of the day

Post by exxos » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:07 pm

I don't get how they even got my email address as its not one I even use often. Brute force attacks get banned.
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Re: scam of the day

Post by DrF » Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:50 am

exxos wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:07 pm
I don't get how they even got my email address as its not one I even use often. Brute force attacks get banned.
From the old passwords they claim to be using in the mails, I found they tend to be getting the details from forums/sites that have had there databases hacked and then put out on stuff like that PasteBin.

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Re: scam of the day

Post by exxos » Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:16 am

DrF wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:50 am
exxos wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:07 pm
I don't get how they even got my email address as its not one I even use often. Brute force attacks get banned.
From the old passwords they claim to be using in the mails, I found they tend to be getting the details from forums/sites that have had there databases hacked and then put out on stuff like that PasteBin.
Its possible one of my old email addresses is floating around since my evilbay days I think. Its when evilbay decided to put company info in listings so they ended up getting some of my email accounts spammed to death because of that. not sure if they took out the email in later years, people could email them and do deals outside of ebay that way.. they don't like that either :lol:
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Re: scam of the day

Post by DrF » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:50 pm

exxos wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:16 am
DrF wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:50 am


From the old passwords they claim to be using in the mails, I found they tend to be getting the details from forums/sites that have had there databases hacked and then put out on stuff like that PasteBin.
Its possible one of my old email addresses is floating around since my evilbay days I think. Its when evilbay decided to put company info in listings so they ended up getting some of my email accounts spammed to death because of that. not sure if they took out the email in later years, people could email them and do deals outside of ebay that way.. they don't like that either :lol:
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The amount of problems that causes to this day :lol:
I get loads of phone calls on a number used only for Ebay the amount of PayPal CEOs that phone me from Africa.... :lol:


Got 3 today all the same but different bitcoin wallets and amount as usual :

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Hello,

I am a spyware software developer. Your account has been hacked by me in the summer of 2018.

I understand that it is hard to believe, but here is my evidence (I sent you this email from your account).

The hacking was carried out using a hardware vulnerability through which you went online (Cisco router, vulnerability CVE-2018-0296).

I went around the security system in the router, installed an exploit there. When you went online, my exploit downloaded my malicious code (rootkit) to your device. This is driver software, I constantly updated it, so your antivirus is silent all time.

Since then I have been following you (I can connect to your device via the VNC protocol). That is, I can see absolutely everything that you do, view and download your files and any data to yourself. I also have access to the camera on your device, and I periodically take photos and videos with you.

At the moment, I have harvested a solid dirt... on you... I saved all your email and chats from your messangers. I also saved the entire history of the sites you visit.

I note that it is useless to change the passwords. My malware update passwords from your accounts every times.

I know what you like hard funs (adult sites). Oh, yes .. I'm know your secret life, which you are hiding from everyone. Oh my God, what are your like... I saw THIS ... Oh, you dirty naughty person ... :)

I took photos and videos of your most passionate funs with adult content, and synchronized them in real time with the image of your camera. Believe it turned out very high quality!

So, to the business! I'm sure you don't want to show these files and visiting history to all your contacts.

Transfer $915 to my Bitcoin cryptocurrency wallet: 13phdoBirrAtFXKWJQ9HgTYX9b7C2MqXPE Just copy and paste the wallet number when transferring. If you do not know how to do this - ask Google.

My system automatically recognizes the translation. As soon as the specified amount is received, all your data will be destroyed from my server, and the rootkit will be automatically removed from your system. Do not worry, I really will delete everything, since I am 'working' with many people who have fallen into your position. You will only have to inform your provider about the vulnerabilities in the router so that other hackers will not use it.

Since opening this letter you have 48 hours. If funds not will be received, after the specified time has elapsed, the disk of your device will be formatted, and from my server will automatically send email and sms to all your contacts with compromising material.

I advise you to remain prudent and not engage in nonsense (all files on my server).

Good luck!
Another one just come, different to normal but still at the same goal and they messed up the addresses :lol:

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Camera ready,Notification: 09/12/2018 03:53:06
Status: Waiting for Reply 51xuDaLy1A7f05wFnZmFkA1MrV9By19Au6_Priority: Normal
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Good day,dear user of collier@bw.edu     
 
Don't try to contact me or find me, it is unachievable, as I dispatched you an email message
from your account.
 
By using your email, I have uploaded malicious code to your Operating-system.
I preserved all of your connections such as good friends, fellow workers, relatives as well as the full
record of visits to the Internet sites.
 
You as well as everybody have been warned many times.But,obviously you didnt use internet carefuly.Whats happened?
 
U are thinking right now.So thats the thing that I set the malicious soft on a web-site with videos for adults (Рorn web-page) (u know whats up).
 
Sacrifice Tapped on the video and device began operating as dedicated desktop supplied with keylogger.Moreover all cameras and screen instantly started recording.After my software collected all ur contacts from messengers,e-mails and social networks.
 
So what do we have now? I made the split screen video (first part-screen record(u have a great taste lmao),2nd part- camera record) and all your contacts. Accordingly imho 860 usd is enough for ur petite error.
 
My bitcoin wallet: 1Ewt2QKccXZ79gLXRMhhbrytNn8afAgZMQ
 
Ask internet how to use it.It isnt very hard.Just write "how to buy btc" Ill wait one day since reading this message(I put a special pixel in it,Ill see when you read it).If I don't recieve the necessary amount All your contacts will recieve video with you Upon I get btc- the сompromising evidence will be deleted.If u require me to show evidence,reply yeah and Ill send this video to three contacts contacts Ive collected from u.
 
Can go to cops,but they will not have time to find me ,im from England,so ull be a star among friends.

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Re: scam of the day

Post by rpineau » Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:26 pm

Yea, I get at least one of these per week.
Sometimes they even contain one of my password. As I have a different password for every web site/forum I log into I can track this down easily.
As said above, they get these from site that get their user database hacked. And when you get a password in the email it means the site was storing them in clear ! Anyway as we all know, the only porn they can get from us is things plugin in other things with mess of wires :)
Working ones : MegaSTE (68020) / TT030 / Falcon with AB040 & Eclipse / 1040STF
Need testing : Falcon with CT2

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