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From: nick at (Nick Jacobsen)
Subject: : Attempt to steal paypal password

I see  this crap posted to the list all the time, and I have to ask,
what does this have to do with computer security?  If someone falls for
one of these scams, it is pure user error.  There are a few exceptions
to this rule, such as if the email uses an exploit of some sort to
change your hosts file, but this is very much not in that category.
These are so common that I am suprised you even noticed getting the damn
Nick Jacobsen
Ethics Design <> 

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: Michael Linke 
	Sent: Tue 11/11/2003 1:04 AM 
	Subject: [Full-Disclosure] [Full-Disclosure]: Attempt to steal
paypal password

	There seams to be a new faked Email on the way since today
morning, with the
	subject "PayPal User Agreement 9".
	The Email is in html form and content a Hyperlink named
	But under this hyperlink is not paypal, it is:
	So someone is going to collect paypal passwords. Using this
password an
	attacker can send money from there. The whole action seams to be
a spamming
	attempt sent to random email addresses, because the receiver
Email Address is not registered at paypal.
	According ARIN Whois the IP Search belongs to:
	OrgName:    Network Operations Center Inc.
	OrgID:      NOC
	Address:    PO Box 591
	City:       Scranton
	StateProv:  PA
	PostalCode: 18501-0591
	Country:    US
	The Email comes from
	(X-RBL-Warning: ( this mail has been
received from
	a dialup host.)
	Email Header below. The Email Msg is attached to this email.
	Return-path: <>
	Delivery-date: Tue, 11 Nov 2003 02:46:25 +0100
	Received: from []
	        by with smtp (Exim 3.35 #1)
	        id 1AJNbg-0005Xc-00
	        for; Tue, 11 Nov 2003 02:46:17
	Received: from ( [])
	        by (Postfix)
with ESMTP
	id D7A073BEBC
	        for <>; Mon, 10 Nov 2003 19:46:12
	From: Support <>
	To: Michael <>
	Subject: PayPal User Agreement 9
	Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 19:46:12 -0600
	Message-ID: <110001c3a7f5$1fe9490f$>
	MIME-Version: 1.0
	Content-Type: text/html
	Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
	X-Priority: 1 (Highest)
	X-MSMail-Priority: High
	X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook, Build 10.0.2616
	Importance: High
	X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1165
	X-RBL-Warning: ( This mail has been
received from
	a dialup host.

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