[SATLUG] OT: Phishing via SMS

Matt Graham matthewalan77 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 15:54:59 CDT 2008


I attempted to log in with bogus credentials and was denied.  However the
person who reads the log file will see this...

Username - phishbuster
Password - yousuck

oopsie!

On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 12:28 PM, tsuehpsyde <tsuehpsyde at gmail.com> wrote:

> Firefox 3 agrees with your assumption of it being a phishing site.
>
> Reported Web Forgery!
>
> This web site at www.vonagerenew.com has been reported as a web forgery
> and
> has been blocked based on your security preferences.
>
> Web forgeries are designed to trick you into revealing personal or
> financial
> information by imitating sources you may trust.
>
> Entering any information on this web page may result in identity theft or
> other fraud.
>
> And it appears that someone already submitted this site to PhishTank this
> morning:
>
> http://www.phishtank.com/phish_detail.php?phish_id=455136
>
> -Jim
>
> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 10:15 AM, Henry Pugsley <henry.pugsley at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I got an SMS this morning on my work phone that appears to be a phishing
> > attack.  It came from "customer at aloha.local" with the following message:
> >
> > (ALERT) You need to renew your Vonage Services, please visit us at
> > www.vonagerenew.com
> >
> > The web site appears to be a valid Vonage login page, but none of the
> links
> > work.  Not sure if it will actually log you into Vonage (pass-through) if
> > you put in valid credentials, but I'm not about to risk compromising my
> > account to test that theory :)  The domain is registered through a proxy
> > registrar in CA, so it could owned by anyone.  It is hosted at an AT&T
> data
> > center in NY.
> >
> > Any other Vonage customers get something like tihs, or is this just a
> > random
> > event?  The phone I received it on is not tied my Vonage account in any
> > way,
> > but it's possible whoever had the number before me did use it as a
> contact
> > number somewhere.
> >
> > -Henry
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