Not Your Average Phishing Scam

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Jan 3, 2007.

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  1. ronjor

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  2. Rmus

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    Very informative article, Ron.

    I noticed that the phishing "lure" is via email notification:

    I received this several days ago:

    The best form of protection is to check with *every* company, bank, order house, that you do business with on the internet to see what their policies for acccount notification are. My bank doesn't do it by email.

    Some advise not to click on any link, but rather, go directly to the site and log into your account as you would regulary do. An added protection is to bookmark the IP address of the site.

    Others ask that you phone if such an email is received.


    regards,

    -rich

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