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Offline MaxLV

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Scam email??? warning.
« on: February 28, 2020, 12:26:57 AM »
Today I received the following email claiming to be from Avast in My Messages inbox, and via email to my gmail inbox.

I have NOT replied to it and deleted in from my gmail inbox.
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New Personal Message: (No subject)
Trash
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Avast WEBforum <forumaster@avast.com>
5:09 AM (7 hours ago)
to me

You have just been sent a personal message by vary_skobeleva on Avast WEBforum.

IMPORTANT: Remember, this is just a notification. Please do not reply to this email.

The message they sent you was:

Hi! We are looking for people who would like to participate in our research. The participation will be paid with 50 euros and easy.
Do you use Avast Premium Security? Do you have a paid license for it?

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« Last Edit: February 28, 2020, 12:28:51 AM by MaxLV »

Offline EslamCR7

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Re: Scam email??? warning.
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2020, 12:32:00 AM »
me too

Offline Charyb

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Re: Scam email??? warning.
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2020, 01:50:52 AM »
I wouldn't give out any information. It looks like the person who sent the message is phishing.

Offline DavidR

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Re: Scam email??? warning.
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2020, 02:08:12 AM »
He shouldn't be bothering anyone else - Improper use of private message function.
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