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Another Stanford-Targeted Phishing Attack

 

 Some SLAC email users have received the following message requesting sensitive information:

 

-----Original Message-----
From: stanford.edu [mailto:skavanagh@ns.sympatico.ca]
Sent: Sunday, June 14, 2009 6:28 AM
To: user@stanford.edu
Subject: Warning Notice!!!

A DGTFX virus has been detected in your folders Your email account has
to be upgraded to our new Secured DGTFX anti-virus 2009 version to
prevent damages to our webmail log and your important files.

Click your reply tab, Fill the columns below and send back or your
email account will terminated immediately to avoid spread of the
virus.

SUNet ID:
PASSWORD:
PHONE NUMBER:
DATE OF BIRTH:

webmail.stanford.edu - Webmail Technical Team


Note that your password will be encrypted with 1024-bit RSA keys for
your password safety.

Notice that although the message appears to be from "stanford.edu" the actual address is "mailto: skavanagh@ns.sypatico.ca". The source email address has been spoofed. 

Please do not reply or forward this message.  Just delete it!

 

Remember never share your password! Don't give out sensitive information such as your birth date to just anyone.

Thanks to Bryson Lee for first the heads-up!

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Page Created: 07/22/2010
Last Updated: 07/22/2010
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