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Monday, November 3, 2014

Phishing Example 74: Notice

Received November 2014:

Message text:

   From: Webmaster@
   Date: Sun, Nov 2, 2014 at 9:02 PM
   Subject: Notice
   Following security breach on our server. All account owners are to update
   his / her account for upgrade, CLICK or COPY ( xxxxx.webs.com )
   to update your account.
   Technical Support

Things to note:

  • odd anti-filter spellings of "userid" and "password."
  • Passwords display in the clear.
  • Not from umn.edu.
  • Hosted at a commercial web page provider.
  • Page includes a link for "photo albums."

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