October 24, 2006Sophisticated Tools in the Hands of Idiots
Crooks can buy phishing kits, which give them all the software and templates they need to set up a phony site on a hijacked server and send the phishing messages through botnets.
But put the kit in the hands of an idiot, and he'll try to do something special with it. Customize a bit here or there.
And so, we find one genius who uses a competently composed PayPal phishing message template, only to give it the following Subject:
Please Confirm Your Tranzaction!
Sorry, but PayPal just isn't that kewl.Posted on October 24, 2006 at 10:44 AM