Phishing e-mails supposedly from friends making rounds again

Daily flooding of the e-mail inbox is often a necessary email. Some that arrive are obviously “junk” or SPAM. However, there seems to be another bunch of possible phishing emails doing their rounds trying to get unsuspecting people to click on them. They appear at first to be from a friend, colleague or someone you know – but you might want to think twice before you decide to click on it.

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Epsilon hacked! Am I still being phished?

So I received an email, supposedly from, an excerpt shown above, alerting me to the fact that my name and e-mail address have been exposed by “unauthorized entry” into their system. It’s not Best Buy’s system, but rather Epsilon’s, a company who sends out e-mail on Best Buy’s behalf.