Recently I have been receiving messages from a company called “Zorpia” informing me that “Rachel” had left me a private message. “Rachel” has my email address and my personal phone number, so I doubted she would leave me a message on a website I had never heard of. She doesn’t particularly like mainstream social networking, such as Facebook. I suspected, and my research has confirmed, that Zorpia is likely a pfishing scam, much like “ShoppyBag.”
It all started with PickyKidPix who opened the first Zorpia email from her friend Devin. Devin had no idea that such an email was sent out. No one does. I then got an email from my daughter that I had a message from her. Given that it was 11:00 pm and she was asleep, I opened the email. The only way to see the message was to allow it access to my Facebook.
Subsequently, I tweeted an article I found on the subject, and this reply came from Zorpia:
@susgeek In regards to the blog you’ve posted, we already answered and took actions regarding their blog post to us.
— Zorpia (@zorpiasupport) July 23, 2013
Then why did this appear in my inbox this morning??? I changed the links and the image to protect my coworker whose contacts were apparently phished from her. All Zorpia links are removed as well.
|Rachel left you a private message|
The Zorpia Team
I know for a fact that Rachel did not leave me a private message on Zorpia. All I have to do is click on the links in my email and access to my email contacts would be granted to Zorpia.