TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Phisherprice: Phishing on Ebay During the Holidays

Phisherprice: Phishing on Ebay During the Holidays
8 May 2005 16:13:28 -0700

A hacker tried to get a free phone using a phishing technique that I
had never heard of. The phisher used a Western Union Auction Money
order form (a fake number) and actually sent me the fedex lable and had
fedex come to my house to pick up the phone. Even though I didn't have
the cash for the phone yet.

The Phishing exploit relies on the buyers greed and the feverish haste
of holiday spending.

Here is the phishing exploit in detail:


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