I fell for it. I can’t believe it but I did. I’m blaming it on not getting enough sleep last night.
I received an email that went like this:
You have just received a virtual postcard from Aunt Edna!
You can pick up your postcard at the following web address:
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All of the links actually go here http://126.96.36.199:8180/007/
I don’t have an Aunt Edna so I’m really not sure why I clicked on the link but when I did I encountered a blank page. My heart sunk to the ground and I knew I had been scammed. I immediately put You have just received a virtual postcard from Aunt Edna! into my Google search box and found that
This site contains a page with numerous exploits for Internet Explorer that try and upload trojan code
Thank goodness I use Firefox. I opened up my port scanner and made sure there were no unauthorized connections.
I think I’m Ok. I’m going to start my Adaware and spyware scanners before I head to bed just to be sure. Dumb…dumb…dumb…