Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Phishing Example

I received this e-mail, which is clearly an example of phishing. The giveaway:

The link is to www.amazon.com.encrypted-session128.info - ie the domain is encrypted-session128.info - nothing to do with Amazon.

Here is the e-mail:

Dear Amazon member,
>
Due to concerns we have for the safety and integrity of the Amazon community we have issued this warning.
>
Per the User Agreement, Section 9, we may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your membership and refuse to provide our services to you if we believe that your actions may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, our users or us. We may also take these actions if we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us.

Please follow the link below:

http://www.amazon.com.encrypted-session128.info?/exec/obidos

and update your account information.

We apreciate your support and understanding, as we work together to keep Amazon market a safe place to trade.

Thank you for your attention on this serious matter.

Regards,
Amazon Safety Department


NOTE: This message was sent to you by an automated e-mail system. Please don't reply to it. Amazon treats your personal information with the utmost care, and our Privacy Policy is designed to protect you and your information.

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