Phishing attack targets …
Microsoft Outlook users.
The phishing e-mail arrives in Outlook e-mail in-boxes and looks like it comes from Microsoft. It prompts recipients to reconfigure their Outlook by clicking on a link that leads to a Web site that asks for an account name and password, as well as mail server information, according to the TrendLabs Malware Blog.
By getting the mail server information, the phishers would get total access to the Outlook user’s account and be able to read e-mails and use it to spam others, TrendLabs said. (Source: Microsoft Outlook users targeted in phishing attempt)
In other words use caution and don’t click anything without highlighting the link to see where it goes.
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Posted on June 22, 2009, in email, Microsoft, Phishing, Security and tagged Mail, Mail transfer agent, Microsoft, Microsoft Outlook, Phishing, Trend Micro, Website, Windows. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Phishing attack targets ….