Phishing scam exploiting the Microsoft WMF vulnerability

Monday, 16 January 2006, 4:04 PM EST

The Microsoft patch for the WMF vulnerability has now been out there for more than 10 days. Today we saw a phishing scam exploiting this vulnerability. This scam works by sending out emails, urging customers of the global HSBC bank to visit a site called www[dot]jhsbc[dot]com. This domain, naturally, has nothing to with the real bank but it sounds close enough.

At the F-Secure blog.

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