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Non-English (Dutch) Mastercard spam

June 4th 2012 in Uncategorized

Rough translation…

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Spam email:

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As always, when you hover over a link, it becomes obvious that the email is not legitimate:

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If you give in to temptation (of course, never do so unless you are working within a properly sandboxed virtual machine that you can “nuke from orbit” if needs be) you will see the following.  It’s pretty well coded, each [?] works, an error is triggered if a field is not properly completed, and you see a nag window if you try to close the window.

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One comment to...
“Non-English (Dutch) Mastercard spam”

Nick Kusters

The Dutch in the phishing mails is very bad, probably machine translated, no native speaker would fall for it.


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