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The normal user will fall for that 100%, we need a internet TV show 24 hours, I even think it will be good business.
HERE IS THE EMAIL TEXT
The sample file you sent contains a new virus version of buppa.k.
Please update your virus scanner with the attached dat file.
from : firstname.lastname@example.org
Had some really quite well done phishing for ebay details too last week ....
at least they're more inventive than most spam
As much as I moan about my users you see something like that and sometimes see how they can fall for it.
funnily enough at exactly the same time the BBC were running a radio program on the subject ....of phishing and virii ...
The one thing that they didn't mention was to me the most obvious ...
if its phishing then the server it sends you to is highly unlikely to be https ..so most of the time you only have to look at the address bar of where you get sent to ...
course one or two have put up secured servers but then it's not every day that ebay's ( or your banks ) secure servers are in Russia ...
I actually saw this one time ...!
(re-edited due to truly awfull spelling ...sorry )