Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Postal phishing attempt.

So, checking the email today, I get this message from the United States Postal Service (otherwise known as snail-mail):
Dear Customer,

We attempted to deliver your item at 10:17 am on October 15, 2011 and a notice was left. You may arrange redelivery by clicking the link below or pick up the item at the Post Office indicated on the notice. If this item is unclaimed after 15 days then it will be returned to the sender. The sender has requested that you receive a Track & Confirm update, as shown below.

Label Number: 7007 8392 8839 7312 4531
Weight: 1.1 LBS
Expected Delivery Date: October 15, 2011
Service Type: First-Class Certified Mail
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: Final Notice

To check on the delivery status of your mailing or arrange redelivery please visit our website: http://XXX.usps.com.ww047.com/shipping/trackandconfirm.php?navigation=1&respLang=Eng&resp=10172011

Please make sure to print out your invoice in order to collect your package at our Post Office: http://XXX.usps.com.ww047.com/shipping/invoice.php?navigation=1&respLang=Eng&resp=invoice_10172011

Future activity will continue to be emailed for up to 2 weeks from the date of request shown above.

For more information, or if you have additional questions on Track & Confirm services and features. We're here to help. Call 1-800-ASK-USPS!

Anyone notice the URL?  I changed it so noone would actually click on it and get the malware they attempt to get you to download.  But yep, another phishing attempt.  Good attempt, I have to say, but yet another reason to look at the link before you click on it.

Let's be careful out there.

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