A new social engineering attack made its way to my e-mail in box this morning. text below:
Conact our claim agent to file for your claim.MR.Martin Agustin,TEL:+34-634 141 812,EMAIL TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your e-mail have emerged as a winner of €870,812.79 in 3rd class of the draws in our on-going Online Write a cheque Promotion in Spain.Your Winning details are as follows: COMPUTER GENERATED PROFILE NUMBERS (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12,ORDER NUMBER:KSLU59215. REF. NO. 341057
Confirmation Reference Number: 78-45-2-12-47-66-4
Upon the receipt of this notification complete the details below to your agent,
9.COUNTRY AND SEX:
Loteria Naccional Program.
I find it amazing that anyone would ever fall for such obvious scams, but since they keep coming I am positive they do… but for me I just enjoy breaking down the email. The return path came from Return-Path: <email@example.com> yet they wanted me to return email to an aim.com address. The other interesting piece is that it came from Received: from libero.it (192.168.17.7) by cp-out1.libero.it (8.5.016.1) id 49BA721F01F1218F; Sat, 11 Apr 2009 13:33:01 +0200.
Well I am off to buy my new Ferrari and I am going to show the dealer the email and just sign it over to him! <smile>