N7ESU call being used by a Scammer

Discussion in 'Stolen Radios, Scams and Rip-Offs' started by W6PCY, Sep 13, 2019.

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  1. W9ANW

    W9ANW Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Oh ok I didn’t see it was a link, yes that’s exactly what I mean. These scammers are persistent.
  2. KP4SX

    KP4SX XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    N7ESU's qrz page is giving me a trojan alert because of "ruqrz.com"
  3. WR2E

    WR2E Ham Member QRZ Page

    Last edited: Sep 15, 2019
  4. WR2E

    WR2E Ham Member QRZ Page

    What security software are you running?
  5. AJ4GQ

    AJ4GQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yep. And it came with a handy keystroke logger. That might be how the password was compromised.
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2019
  6. WR2E

    WR2E Ham Member QRZ Page


    MOre info please.
  7. KV6O

    KV6O Ham Member QRZ Page

    Someone can send you an e-mail stating something like, "Your QRZ account has been hacked! Click here (qrz.com) to change your password." If you hover over the "qrz.com", you'll see it really sends you to cnn.com. Hackers just send you to somewhere that can LOOK like qrz, but isn't. And if you give them your qrz credentials, well, you've been hacked.

    You REALLY have to be careful. ANY urgent call to action is verrrry suspect.
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2019
  8. W7UUU

    W7UUU Super Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    QRZ will NEVER email ANYONE to ask them to confirm their account, enter their username/password, or anything of the sort.

    Thanks for pointing this out.

    NEVER EVER click on links like that - no matter how believable they might appear to be

  9. WB0MPB

    WB0MPB XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Do people still fall for that? That has been around a long time.
  10. KV6O

    KV6O Ham Member QRZ Page

    All the time. I am not surprised that QRZ gets targeted due to the average age of your typical ham, and the lack of Internet street smarts that seems to come with age. I consulted for many a company that was a victim of phishing and/or spear phishing attacks. All it takes is one...

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