Banking scam

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  1. Xaviers

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    Wow these scams are getting more sophisticated. I read that and couldn't believe how out of the loop I am.
     
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    It is called phishing. Scammers send millions of emails to random people, Very low % actually open the link and fill in their info. Then the scammers use this info to transfer money. Generally the email lists are not targeted so a very big % of the receivers don't use the service or bank that is being spammed. Ignore it or you can report it to wells fargo.
     
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    I get 2 or 3 a day now saying 'Security notice- please confim your account details' at banks im not even with.

    Total scams
     
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    ya i have been getting them for paypal acc
     
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    Always look to the left of the address bar. If you see this (a green lock in chrome or blue/green block in firefox), you're safe:
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    Unless your system is already infected, of course.
     
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