Re: Phishing scam

Subject: Re: Phishing scam
From: Christina <c -dot- s -dot- eftekhar -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 11:13:34 -0400

Did anyone else notice that acronym for PHI Scientific Holdings is PHISH?
Hmm. Definitely a red-flag.

Happy Friday,
Christina Eftekhar


On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 7:18 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>wrote:

> Whoever or whatever generated that email probably just has a
> subscription to this list.
>
> "New" content is meaningless as more sophisticated exploit-generating
> programs randomize it.
>
> Googling "PHI Scientific Holdings" turns up a lot of hits my security
> software flags as attack sites.
>
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 3:53 PM, Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare,
> consultant) <MadelynBoudreaux -at- ge -dot- com> wrote:
> > Given the speed at which it showed up after I posted here, I think it
> > was sent to me specifically because I posted to TW.
> >
> > I googled the text of the spam and the email address and found nothing
> > related, so I think it's new.
> >
> > I wasn't looking for advice or comfort; I dare say I've been getting --
> > and deleting -- spam for long enough to not need it.
> >
> > I mentioned it on the list because of the reasons listed above, and I
> > wanted people to be aware.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Madelyn Boudreaux
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2009 tips, tricks, and best practices.
http://www.doctohelp.com/SuperPages/Webcasts/

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References:
Phishing scam: From: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)
Re: Phishing scam: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Phishing scam: From: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)
Re: Phishing scam: From: Robert Lauriston

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