Beware of Presidential Phishing Expeditions

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2004-08-09 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

E-mail messages purporting to be from the John Kerry presidential campaign ask recipients to 'vote and contribute.'

Web and e-mail filtering company SurfControl Plc. has identified a pair of e-mail messages purporting to be from the John Kerry presidential campaign. The subject line for each e-mail was, "President John Kerry, please vote and contribute."

Users who clicked through to a URL that appears to be "http://www.johnkerry-edwards.org/contribute.htm" would find an official-looking site where they could enter credit card information.

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