Email security issues

Daniel Roesen dr at
Mon Nov 10 19:30:50 UTC 2003

On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 01:10:42PM -0600, Adi Linden wrote:
> I've just receives a nice email from my banker (ok, it claims to be from 
> my banker) asking me to visit my banks website and confirm my email 
> address. This email is by far the most convincing piece of fraud I 
> received to date so far. The URL loads up the bank page plus a popup 
> provoding a login. Looking at the source of the popup it revels that it is 
> positively not a legit source and most likely used to harvest peoples 
> access information.

Yep, got the same one. Quite a good fake. Even the faked Received: line
has an IP from an IP block of this bank. The only "technical" thing
which I saw when taking a quick look which showed the fake was the
.edu relay inbetween.

Best regards,

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