Examples of Spam and Phishing Emails


From: system@canadasurfs.ca [mailto:system@canadasurfs.ca]

Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 7:38 AM

To:   your email@canadasurfs.ca

Subject: your mailbox has been deactivated

We are contacting you in regards to an unusual activity that was identified in your mailbox. As a result, your mailbox has been deactivated. To restore your mailbox, you are required to extract and run the attached mailbox utility.

Best regards, canadasurfs.ca technical support.


From: webmail@canadasurfs.ca

Sent: Friday, March 5, 2010 10:31 PM

To: your email@canadasufs.ca: ,

Subject: Protect your valid canadasurfs account

Dear Canadasurfs  Subscriber

This mail is to inform all our canadasurfs webmailusers that we will be maintaining and upgrading our webmail. As a Subscriber you are required to send us your Email account details to enable us know if you are still making use of your mailbox. Be informed that we will be deleting any account that is not verified by March 15th in order  to create more space for new subscribers'.

Please reply to this email with the following details:



Failure to do by March 15, 2010 will removeyour email address  from our database. Thank you

for using canadsurfs webmail.

Sincerely, Canadasurfs Support 


From: (Name withheld)

Sent: Monday, April 05, 2010  1:51 AM

To:   your email@canadasufs.ca

Subject: canadasurfs.ca account notification

Dear Customer,

This e-mail was send by candasurfs.ca to notify you that we have temporarily prevented access to your account.

We have reasons to believe that your account may have been accesed by domeone else. Please run attached file and Follow instructions

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