[Dshield] Fake Yahoo Email - Too good looking

Johannes B. Ullrich jullrich at sans.org
Tue Jan 20 05:04:43 GMT 2004

Site is now shut down. Thanks Mark!


We got a bunch of replies from anti virus software
to the prior message. I removed the offending character
from this message.

While it is good that Anit-Virus software catches these
URLs, please DO NOT configure your software to reply to 
email that appears to be infected.

> http://wallet.yahoo.com%00@
> I pulled an ARIN lookup on the IP and found it to be
> I have reported this to Yahoo's Security Team. I've
> seen many fakes, but this one I'm sure will catch many
> non-experienced users off-gaurd.
> Happy hunting
> Mark
> Actual Email
> Dear Yahoo! User, 
> We encountered a billing error when attempting to
> renew your Yahoo! service. This type of error usually
> indicates that either the credit card you have on file
> has expired or that the billing address we have is not

CTO SANS Internet Storm Center               http://isc.sans.org
phone: (617) 837 2807                          jullrich at sans.org 

contact details: http://johannes.homepc.org/contact.htm
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