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A very convincing phishing scam: You Have Paid orders@dell.com $699.99 USD

A very convincing phishing scam: You Have Paid orders@dell.com $699.99 USD

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I received the following phishing scam as depicted by the images below.

The reason I found it convincing is that my emotive reaction was "I haven't bought a new laptop from Dell - this must be a fraudulent transaction" and towards the bottom of the email there was a "CANCEL TRANSACTION" link. Of course the link goes to a badguysareus site and the idea of being able to repude (reverse) a transaction that easily is nonesense.

It's clever as a $699 laptop is something that many of us MAY consider buying.

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