January 14, 2007

One Dweeb's Phishing Trip

sharkscott writes "An LXer reader shared his experiences in tracking down just exectly where a phishing e-mail came from. "On January 11th, I received an email to my Yahoo! account with the subject "Activate Your Account Now". The sender was "service@paypal.com" ... Normally, I simply ignore this sort of email, because they are so lame. But this one was different - in examining the email, most of the links actually linked back to paypal. Except one.

Link: lxer.com


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