Beware The Latest Gmail Phishing Scam

June 20, 2010 by Chuck | 0 Comments

It’s an amateurish attempt to get into your gmail account and steal whatever they can steal. It doesn’t mean it won’t work … send this to enough people and someone who hasn’t had their coffee might think it’s real. This one did make it past Gmail’s spam filters though.

Here’s the header. That’s a giveaway all by itself:

from Gmail reply-to pwsssssassssv@gmail.com
to cdmi@im.gmail.com
date Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 7:35 AM
subject Email Address Confirmation
signed-by yahoo.com

Here is the pretext for asking you to email your information.

There is an on going email congestion due to anonymous registration of our service so we are shutting down some accounts and your account will be automatically deleted. Still interested to use our services, please filling the space below for verification purpose.Your email address needs verification for user safety.

Full name: ………………………

Password: ……………………….

Date Of Birth ……………………

Country: …………………………..

Your account will not be interrupted after following the instructions and your service will continue as normal.We apologize for any inconveniences

Thank you for using Gmail.

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