[Coco] spoof e-mail "from coco3.com"
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Feb 22 20:12:27 EST 2010
On Monday 22 February 2010, Roger Taylor wrote:
>I'm not sure if anybody else got one of these but someone used my
>payment at coco3.com e-mail address and sent me the following message:
>To: <payment at coco3.com>
>Subject: A new settings file for the payment at coco3.com has just be released
>Dear use of the coco3.com mailing service!
>We are informing you that because of the security upgrade of the
>mailing service your mailbox payment at coco3.com settings were changed.
>In order to apply the new set of settings open zip attached file.
>Best regards, coco3.com Technical Support.
>-------- end of fake e-mail -------
>The e-mail of course contained a dangerous .exe file. I think it
>goes without saying that if anybody else gets one of these e-mails,
>it's not from me or the site, and do Not open any attachments.
>Because of the poor spelling, I can assume it is HexStar or a Russian
>bot again, but what do I know.
>Ok, has anybody else received an e-mail like the above?
Only about 20 of them so far, Roger. The usual exe that will infect your
winderz boxen. They don't bother me as I just feed them to spamassassin for
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
Deliver yesterday, code today, think tomorrow.
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