Bogus e-mails traded on Amazon's name

Friday, 30 August 2002, 2:09 AM EST

Always question an order you can't remember making. And never, ever give out your credit-card number for an online transaction you didn't initiate.

That's the sage advice being given to hundreds of Amazon.com customers who recently received bogus e-mails that referred to phantom orders.

The bogus e-mails, designed to appear as though they were acknowledgments for orders from Amazon.com, apparently were aimed at getting unsuspecting consumers to reveal their credit card information.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

DMARC: The time is right for email authentication

Posted on 23 January 2015.  |  The DMARC specification has emerged in the last couple years to pull together all the threads of email authentication technology under one roof—to standardize the method in which email is authenticated, and the manner in which reporting and policy enforcement is implemented.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Jan 26th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //