Larry Seltzer and David Phillips have kindly sent me the full text of the fake Adobe update messages I previously mentioned…
Larry Seltzer and David Phillips have kindly sent me the full text of the fake Adobe update messages I previously mentioned here and here. Here it is, without some of the extraneous and in some cases dangerous detail.
From: Adobe Support <newsletter@[fake domain>
Reply-To: Adobe Support <address as described in modified form in previous blog>
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2010 00:20:41 +0000
To: <recipient address>
Subject: Action Required :Active Your New Adobe PDF Reader
ADOBE PDF READER SOFTWARE UPGRADE NOTIFICATION
This is to remind that a new version of Adobe Acrobat Reader with enhanced features for viewing, creating, editing, printing and internet-sharing PDF documents has been released.
To upgrade your application:
+ Go to <fake site>
+ Get your options, download and upgrade.
Thanks and best regards,
Adobe Acrobat Reader Support
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