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Windows 7: Hotmail Phishers Impersonate Microsoft Employees


22 Dec 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Hotmail Phishers Impersonate Microsoft Employees

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Hotmail Phishers Impersonate Microsoft Employees

Security researchers from ESET warn of a phishing campaign targeting Hotmail users, which produces emails signed in the name of a Microsoft program manager.

The rogue emails bear a subject of "Alert - Reset your Windows Live password" and appear as if they were sent to a members-services43@live.com address.
Hotmail Phishers Impersonate Microsoft Employees - Softpedia


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22 Dec 2010   #2

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Nice read. Thanks for the info, JMH.
As said in the article also, golden rule of passwords- Never give out your password in reply of any mail. Infact, I'd say that, even if a mail company's employee come to your door and asks for your password in lieu of any story (fictitious ofcourse), don't give your password. Atleast, I'd
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