Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Password Reset Phishing

Below is an example of a "password reset" phishing email that some users have reported seeing.

From: adams.net [support@adams.net]
Date: Tue, Jun 29, 2010 7:39
Subject: Reset your password
To: user user@adams.net

Hello, user@adams.net.

We received your request to reset your password. To confirm your request and reset your password, follow the instructions below. Confirming your request helps prevent unauthorized access to your account.

If you didn't request that your password be reset, please follow the instructions below to cancel your request.

CONFIRM REQUEST AND RESET PASSWORD

Click on the following web address:

https://adams.net/EmailPage.srf?emailid=mail/?shva=1#inbox/12983ccaa8732d93

CANCEL PASSWORD RESET

Click on the following web address:

https://adams.net/EmailPage.srf?emailid=mail/?shva=1#inbox/12983ccaa8732d944

Thank you,


NOTE: Please do not reply to this message, which was sent from an unmonitored e-mail address. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.

Hovering the mouse over the link shows the true destination of the link, a site in Argentina.










As is always the case you should never click on any links in such unsolicited messages
. If you have a question about your email account contact your provider directly.

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