13. February 2019 08:18 by sircles
in SPAM, Phishing
USPS Delivery Attempt Fail Notification - SPAM Warning!!!!
One of the reasons that these types of spam are so successful is that we are all receiving packages constantly due to the morphing of retail to an Amazon-type delivery system rather than the town or high street experience. Now obviously this means that it is easy to assume that UPS are delivering something that you missed but let us have a look at this email using simple, old-school checks...
From: United States Postal Service <email@example.com>
Sent: 12 February 2019 17:11
Subject: USPS Delivery Attempt Fail Notification
Delivery attempt fail notification on February 6th, 2019 , 11:26 AM.
The shipping was unsuccessful due to the fact that no one was present at the delivery address, so this notice was automatically sent. You can arrange redelivery by seeing your closest United States Postal Service location with the printed invoice specified down below. In case the package is NOT arranged for redelivery or picked up in 72 hrs, it is going to be returned to the shipper.
To learn a lot more about Delivery, visit the Delivery FAQs.
Obviously the originating domain is ucfamilyphysicians.com which is obviously somewhat suspicious and indicative of fakery.
The link of 'Get Invoice' (which is a fairly odd term in itself) is http://logcabingunshop.com?3i764=QIUBNYQASHUBQYUDP which again is not a USPS site.
If we visit http://logcabingunshop.com?3i764=QIUBNYQASHUBQYUDP then they will simply record our email address for further spamming and so do not attempt to connect to see what you find. This domain is probably hijacked or bought for the purpose of tracking down information on users. the site is a godaddy site and so we