[LINK] Re: Why phishing works?

sylvano sylvano at gnomon.com.au
Sun Feb 17 12:31:06 EST 2008


On Sunday 17 February 2008 08:11, Adam Todd wrote:
> At 16:57 16/02/2008, rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au wrote:
> >So anything purporting to be from "St George Bank" is bogus, because
> >I never signed on for e-mail from St George Bank. I don't need to
> >stop and think, or look for clues. And I don't seem to have lost any
> >convenience by staying out of the e-mail loop with my bank.

My favourite at the moment is the fact that my italian name (Sylvano 
Lucchetti) may well be the reason for the recent spike in italian 
spam/phishing/etc emails I've received... Fortunately email filtering tools 
tend to be multilingual, and pick up the lingo quick smart.

But it did make me wonder that perhaps it isn't, given I and many others were 
the target of the kangi character cons and the russian rouble rogues from a 
little while back.  

Anyone else getting italian spam?

Sylvano

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