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Beware of a fake 'Do you classify this e-mail as unwanted/spam?' banner


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#1 The_Codesee

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 09:27 AM

I received an email (shown below) in my spam folder today. From the first glance you take at it, you'll immediately know it's a spam email because it doesn't come from an official Apple email address:

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Under the usual banner (this message was identified as spam), I noticed a new one reading:

 

⚠️ Do you classify this e-mail as unwanted/spam? Please report the sender by clicking here

 

Thinking this was a new feature from Outlook, I clicked the link and it took me to a 'confirm unsubscribe' page looking like this:

 

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I'm not sure this is a new technique these companies or trying out to get your information, but be cautious and look out for this. If you take a closer look at the image, you'll see that the fake banner has a bigger margin to the left than the real one.

 

Inspect element also helps to see where the link will take you if you're unsure:

 

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#2 JohnnyJammer

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 05:53 PM

Mmmmm thats new, i have not seen that one before and i have seen thousands of emails trying all sorts of ways to infect a user.

Did you scan that URL at virustotal and urlquery.net?






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