November 17, 2011Adobe License Malware Lure
Here's a sample message (order number in the Subject: field varies from message to message):
From: [variable random name] <email@example.com>
Subject: Order N41066
You can download your Adobe CS4 License here -
We encourage you to explore its new and enhanced capabilities with these helpful tips, tutorials, and eSeminars.
Thank you for buying Adobe InDesign CS4 software.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
It's not clear why they're promoting an older generation of Adobe CS, since there is no Adobe product at the end of this rainbow anyway. Perhaps it's just a distraction to make the recipient think about something other than the possibility that the link is potentially extremely dangerous.
I'm officially bored with the whole thing but will continue to post future emails that employ different social engineering tactics.Posted on November 17, 2011 at 10:15 AM