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February 24, 2010

My Favorite: The Inept Phisher

For the past few hours, some wannabe crook has been spewing out incomplete Bank of America phishing messages. Here's as far as he gets:

From: "Bank of America" <support@alert.bankofamerica.com>
Subject: Important Information Regarding Your Account

Dear Member,

As part of our efforts to provide a safe and secure environment for the
online community, we regularly screen account activity.
Our review of your account has identified an issue regarding its safe use=

The messages originated from a variety of bot-netted computers around the world. Aw, too bad the link to his phony login page didn't make it into the message. All that work — and some botnet rental payment — for naught. Boo hoo.

Posted on February 24, 2010 at 07:38 PM