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Attacking the low hanging fruit [Mar. 14th, 2009|12:53 pm]
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I got these two e-mails within 10 minutes of each other.

Sender:The University of Vermont <webaccessunit@live.com>
Subject: CONFIRM YOUR EDU WEBMAIL TO AVOID CLOSURE PERMANETLY
Body:
Dear valued customer,

Our Maintenance Department is running a planned
digital software upgrade in our webmail to ensure
100% security as a result of this you are to send
the following information for proper upgrading.

Security Server for better online services.

In order to ensure you do not experience service
interruption,Please you must reply to this email
immediately and enter your:

First Name:...........
Last Name:...................
Your .EDU Username: ............)
Your .EDU password .................)

Check out your new features and enhancements with
your new and improved .EDU Account,To enable us
upgrade your .EDU. Account for better online services
please reply to this mail: webaccessunit@live.com


Failure to Provide this information might lead to a
temporary suspension.


Sender: EDU WEBMAIL SERVICE <webaccessunit@live.com>
Subject: CONFIRM YOUR EDU WEBMAIL TO AVOID CLOSURE PERMANETLY
Body:
Dear valued customer,

Our Maintenance Department is running a planned
digital software upgrade in our webmail to ensure
100% security as a result of this you are to send
the following information for proper upgrading.

Security Server for better online services.

In order to ensure you do not experience service
interruption,Please you must reply to this email
immediately and enter your:

First Name:...........
Last Name:...................
Your .EDU Username: ............)
Your .EDU password .................)

Check out your new features and enhancements with
your new and improved .EDU Account,To enable us
upgrade your .EDU. Account for better online services
please reply to this mail: webaccessunit@live.com


Failure to Provide this information might lead to a
temporary suspension.


Honestly, how fucking stupid are people these day's that are falling victim to it. Why do I know people are falling victim? Simple, if this garbage didn't work, then they wouldn't waste their resources sending it out in the first place. People that fall victim to this, need to just loss their internet privileges. I mean, there is a wide array of phishing attacks these phishers can pick from and they decide to pick this. Means there's a lot of low hanging fruit out there. *sigh*

Another one I've been getting lately is this.

Sender: Mrs.Rose Wood. <laquinta@yuma.twcbc.com>
Subject: GOOD DAY
Your email have just been awarded the lump sum of $1,000,000.00 USD in the DELL Electronics Award 2009, Anniversary Bonanza. held in March. Please contact our head office for more details with your informations below.
Email: claimdell@gmail.com

Names:
Address:
Age:
Sex:

Best Regards
Mrs Rose Wood


Same thing. This is just a waste of space and time on the internet. Primary reason I'm posting it here, is so Google will pick it up and raise attention to it.
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