Effective Phishing Tip #1: Learn English

Example A: Pointless application of present progressive tense.

We would appreciate it if you would visit our website and fill out the proper information that we are needing to keep you as an eBay member.

Uhh, yeah. You almost got me.

Example B: Use of uncommon / incorrect adverb.

One of our Customer Service employees has already tryed to telephonically reach you.

It would actually have been more convincing had it said “telepathically”.

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