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Target:Paypal
Date discovered:17/07/2006

 General The goal is to get the following information:
    • Credit card
    • Personal data
    • Paypal account


Phishing method:
    • 'text' link

 Email Details From: service@paypal.com
Subject: Cathleen Carver has just sent you ***** with PayPal

Visible link: View the details of this transaction online
Actual link: http://72.5.214.44/.../bin-cgi
IP address: 72.5.214.44


The email is designed to avoid detection from Antispam and Antiphishing. Such techniques are:
    • The Body of the email contains random characters.
    • The Body of the email contains HTML content.



This screenshot is how the phishing email looks like:


 Page Details Visible URL: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_login-run
Actual URL: http://72.5.214.44/.../bin-cgi/webscr_cmd=_login-run/
IP address: 72.5.214.44


The page contains the following trick:
    • No address bar


The phishing page will look like the following:




Description inserted by Dominik Auerbach on Monday, July 17, 2006

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