Tag Archives: Phishing

Phishing Email

This morning I had this phishing email in my inbox. Below are the details of the email. Anyone is more than welcome to dig up additional information and post it here. x-store-info:J++/JTCzmObr++wNraA4Pa4f5Xd6uensydyekesGC2M= Authentication-Results: hotmail.com; sender-id=none (sender IP is header.from=info@jacob.com; dkim=none header.d=jacob.com; x-hmca=none X-SID-PRA: info@jacob.com X-DKIM-Result: None X-Message-Status: n:0:n X-SID-Result: None X-AUTH-Result: NONE X-Message-Delivery: Vj0xLjE7dXM9MDtsPTE7YT0xO0Q9MTtHRD0xO1NDTD0w X-Message-Info: r6qNr5yCKM/GFvUy3HjR2ZY/0abqWFWb1NrZstkt0QnpD4R9AaPpi8LP5yGSHz /Zm/Ae2V5nO/QwOCR45kTdaTWBXHgtLmxlErtvoN5z1MUM6nSIbrTUa0cy3dJvA8cLYQ… Read More »

Fake Intuit emails lead to malware

Source: Help Net Security by Zeljka Zorz In this article “Emails purportedly sent by US tax preparation software and services company Intuit and professional social network LinkedIn have been hitting inboxes in the last week, posing as payroll processing requests”.

Phishers use less strident subject lines to deliver new cunning attacks

Source: The Register by  John Leyden In this article “The use of exploit kits is allowing phishing fraudsters to develop scams that only rely on tricking prospective marks into clicking a link, rather than submitting all their details to a bogus website. Many recent phishing runs spotted by Trend Micro have made use of the notorious Blackhole Exploit kit.… Read More »

“$50,000 Facebook reward” leads to surveys and other scams

Source: Help Net Security by Zeljka Zorz In this article “If you receive an email or a message on your Facebook account purportedly sent by the social network and telling you that you have won $50,000, ignore it completely and delete it instantly.”

Malicious “Windows Live alert” email targets users

Source: Help Net Security by Zeljka Zorz In this article “Windows Live account owners are currently being targeted with an email purportedly coming from the Hotmail Security Team, threatening them with an account suspension due to having exceeded their sending and receiving limit. The email instructs them to verify their account and “lift the suspension limit” by following… Read More »