[hcs-d] interesting spam mail tactic
gline at fas.harvard.edu
Wed Apr 5 10:51:44 EDT 2006
I just got a phishing attempt which included (masked by an <a> tag
naturally) the following url (don't click it!):
I'm not sure I understand why
works to begin with (they don't seem to have an A record or anything),
but I do think it's clever that they used google to get there. When I
click the link in Thunderbird, which correctly recognized it as a scam
to begin with, it says, "Are you sure you want to visit google.com?"
which surely sounds more innocuous than "Are you sure you want to visit
emailbankscams.ru.br.tz?" or whatever.
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