Phishing company - expediamail.com

Dec 27, 2005 at 6:44 PM
Email scam just received that looks like an email from Expedia saying you have a coupon for a free trip or some other juicy offer.

All the links look right, and it looks like expedia.com, and all the URLs show up as the right places -- very official looking.

But it's actually from http://expediamail.com instead, if you hover over the urls in the email.

DON'T FALL FOR IT. If you log into your "account" through their interface to claim your coupon it will steal your info.

Forward any email you get from them to the email address spoof at expedia dot com.

3 comments

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Actually, this is a real email from Expedia.com, although only MS-affiliated company would do something stupid like that than to send an email that DOES look like a phishing email.

    I received an email with a $50 coupon offer that was supposed to be in my Expedia account already. I logged on to my account (not from email), and the coupon was there. Still not convinced, I did a web search (and found your page). However, I found these too:

    http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/24.14.html (scroll 3/4 page down)

    http://druumm.org/pipermail/africandescent_druumm.org/2005-December/000107.html
    (click on a similar expediamail.com link, you'll get Expedia.com)

    Hope that helps.

  2. skierpage Says:

    PayPal does this too, they just sent me “⌚ �� Get a Credit decision in Seconds” which asks me to click https://epl.paypal-communication.com/blahblah. This is counter to their own security advice about suspicious activity! These companies are too lazy and uncoordinated to do the right thing.

    Maybe it’s impossible for scammers to register a domain named http://LegitimateBigCo-myscamsite.com , but who can tell the subtlety of that distinction with the definitely fake http://myscamsite-LegitimateBigCo.com ?!

  3. plamen Says:

    yes i have spam every day