Malaysian government portal used in PayPal phishing scam
An antispam researcher has uncovered a phishing scam that uses computers belonging to a medical transcription outsourcing company and the government of Malaysia to send out fraudulent e-mails.
The scam was discovered by Bill Carton, an engineer in San Diego who has spent the past 10 years as a volunteer antispam activist working to shut down bulk e-mailers in his spare time. Carton received an e-mail Friday morning that purported to be from eBay Inc.'s PayPal service.
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