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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 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.”

I smell phish.

Tom Kelchner