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Re: ISP phishing

  • From: Mark Tombaugh
  • Date: Tue Jun 28 17:19:43 2005

On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 09:54 -0400, Robert Boyle wrote:
> we enabled a global rule which blocks 
> any email from accounts such as billing, root, postmaster, antivirus, 
> abuse, security, etc. which don't originate from our management IP space 
> where our people work. As a result, we have stopped these phishing scams 
> for our users dead in their tracks.

You sound so sure about that... Am I missing something?

From: E-gold Safeharbor Department <up-accounts@e-gold.com>
Subject: Attention! Your account has been violated!

From: "SOUTHTRUST" <support_refnum_2416154@southtrust.com>
Subject: SouthTrust Bank: important account notification

From: SouthTrust Bank <supprefnum6236641648298@southtrust.com>
Subject: SouthTrust Bank: important account notification

From: Sky Bank <dindata786@skyfi.com>
Subject: Sky Informs You!

From: <Andybfboa@UsBank.com>
Subject: Anti Fraud Protection against online attacks, UsBank.com update
euwtf

From: acc-validity@ncua.gov
Subject: System maintenance: update your Federal Credit Union

Just curious..
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