A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR NEW EMAIL ACCOUNT...UPGRADE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 16 Apr 2012 09:14:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Web Mail Maintenance Help Desk." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Account Owner, This message is from Web-Mail Account hosting center. We have detected a DGTFX virus in your folders; your email account has to be upgraded to our new Secured DGTFX anti-virus 2012 version to prevent damages to your e-mail log and your important files. In maintenance of this and to prevent re-occurrence, we are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail center. To prevent your account from closing, CLICK ON THE BELOW LINK AND FILL THE ACCOUNT UPGRADE FORM AND CLICK ON SUBMIT BELOW THE FORM. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGFUNUVmT0lrUlVWUVEtWUFVbndxaWc6MQ We are pleased to also use this medium to announce our new web-mail Internet service, with a high-speed always on connection over your standard phone lines! With speeds more than 20 times dialup and affordable rates this service is to excite all Internet users. You can also copy the link and past it on your internet explorer, if finding it difficult to click on the link. This will help us re-set your Account SPACE on our database prior to maintain of your INBOX. Warning!!! E-mail owner that refuses to update his or her E-mail within 48hrs of receiving this warning will lose his or her E-mail permanently. Note that your password will be encrypted with 1024-bit RSA keys for your password safety. We are deeply sorry for the inconvenience. Warning Code: QATO8B52AXV. In failure to verify your account, your account will automatically be deactivated from web mail hosting center. Thanks for your co-operation. Kind Regards, Web Mail Maintenance Help Desk. System Administrator. Copyright @2012 WEBMAIL OFFICE all rights reserved.