But some bandits squeeze through the barrier. They present themselves as The Gmail team that will help – “we provide the Ultimate Security” – against the crooks and criminals that roam the internet: unwanted Users and spy wares.
They reveal themselves by their chaotic capitals (Users, Account) and frequent misspellings:
- for verification purpose
And by their requests, of course. Send us your password (!).
These cops are the robbers they warn against.
From today’s mail
sender-time Sent at 08:44 (GMT-07:00). Current time there: 12:17 AM. ✆
date Tue, May 24, 2011 at 08:44
subject Ultimate Security Alert
hide details 08:44 (32 minutes ago)
We make every effort to ensure that we provide the Ultimate Security required for maximum protection of all our Email Account from unwanted Users and spy wares. We do not want you to loose access to your Account since your login information are no longer valid on our database system. Now, the Gmail Account Team need to confirm your profile details below for verification purpose and to confirm that you own this Account:
*Date of Birth:
Note: This email is only for Gmail users (Users should reply within 48 hours to avoid “Permanently Lockup” Account)
Thank you for using Gmail !
The Gmail Team