phishing attacks against ISPs (also with Google translations)

William Allen Simpson william.allen.simpson at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 11:02:00 CDT 2009


Paul Wall wrote:
> That makes one of us,
> 
Paul, please refrain from silly attacks, as your message didn't provide
anything substantive for this list.  And your attempts at derisive humor
weren't amusing.  Grow up.

===

I've not recently seen an ISP account phish here.  The last one I remember
was circa 2003.  It was a dictionary attack, arriving at my [email protected] account
(long since rendered useless by spam volume and terminated).

However, I don't save phish/spam anymore.  I used to save everything --
providing many of the examples for http://fraudgallery.com/ -- nowadays,
just daily scan for false positives, report monetary phish to the few
ISPs that actually promptly close down bad actors, and delete the rest.

Good luck, Gadi.




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