A password phish from the East
Alert reader Nathan Tidd at Digital Highway sent this one in: a password phishing email that impersonates the “your mailbox is full” notification.
Ah yes, a notification from my good friend email@example.com. But wait, Wbadmn’s email server is in Germany, the “re-validation” page is on a GoDaddy web site and it’s registered to somebody in Vilnius, the beautiful old capital of Lithuania. Funny, I thought our IT department was in the building here.
OK, we’ll just make up some information and fill out the form:
Well that’s interesting. I put in made-up information and my account is “upgraded.”