[Dshield] E-mail verification request from pgp.com?
lsaplai at telus.net
Sun Oct 2 22:19:02 GMT 2005
I have just received what looks like a suspicious e-mail to me and need to
know your opinion about it. Being a user of PGP, I have received and e-mail
from pgp.com asking to verify my e-mail address by clicking on a link that
leads to: https://keyserver2.pgp.com
The received header are:
Received: from keyserver2.pgp.com [22.214.171.124] by megassistance.com with
(SMTPD-8.21) id A93404E8; Sat, 01 Oct 2005 01:30:44 -0700
Received: from keyserver2.pgp.com (localhost.localdomain [127.0.0.1])
by keyserver2.pgp.com (PGP Universal) with ESMTP id EFDF3154D08
for <lsaplai at megassistance.com>; Sat, 1 Oct 2005 01:30:49 -0700 (PDT)
Received: from keyserver2.pgp.com ([127.0.0.1])
by keyserver2.pgp.com (PGP Universal service);
Sat, 01 Oct 2005 01:30:49 -0700
and from a structural point of view this message looks legit (DN matches
IP...). Nevertheless, it is very suspicious: I do not expect to receive this
kind of message from eBay or my bank. Why would PGP, which is supposed to
attest of my "identity" use what looks pretty much a phishing technique?
Should I worry? The message was caught as spam by popfile? Should I reclassify
Thanks in advance for your input.
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