iTunes Gift Certificate

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  1. Franklin

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    iTunes_certificate_247.exe - Result: 15/41 (36.59%)

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  2. Triple Helix

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    I got two of them in my inbox last evening but NOD32 deleted them!

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    Must be pretty rampant atm.

    I just checked my Yahoo mail account and got another one as well.

    But I really don't mind getting, running and uploading em if required.
     
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    Yes my ISP is a Partner with Yahoo mail so that's where they come from, but doesn't Yahoo use Norton AV as there scanner or has it changed?

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    EDIT: Yes they do! http://ca.antispam.yahoo.com/virus
     
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    Yep, Yahoo mail attachments are scanned with Nortons but it doesn't have the defs as yet and I guess the rogue authors know this and make sure it does bypass at least Nortons for a while.

    When Norton does stop me getting the download then I forward the email to my ISP account to grab it from there.

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    And a day later Nortons grabs it.

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    Thanks for the update Franklin :thumb: Alittle to late for the one's that only depend on there web mail security!

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    Last night I got 2 copys of the iTunes Gift Certificate email, one my inbox pop account and one in my Gmail imap account. The copy on the Gmail server contained contained a virus or a suspicious attachment. It was therefore not fetched from your account carver(at)inbox(dot)com and has been left on the server.. My AV..Avira premium It was a coincidence or not, I really don't think it was coincidence. Avira's Guard was deactivated (red icon); online protection disabled (red icon); last update (yellow icon) showed up to date. I couldn't get Avira started. I tryed in safe mode, I ran the installer again..it worked. I ran a sfc/scandisk I copyed from my Xp Home disk a whole lot of dll files, then ran a auto checkdisk (5 step). What bothers me is a virus or a suspicious attachment wasnt detected by inbox at all :isay: .
     
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    Carver, did you open the attachment that wasn't detected?

    Could be the reason why Avira had been disabled?

    May pay to do a quick scan with Malwarebytes, updated after install of course.
     
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    No, I don't click on spam. Even someone that might be named similar to some one that I used to know, I would look at the emails raw sorce addresses first and I might email or call them to verify.
     
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