[Full-disclosure] Phishers now abusing dynamic DNS services
unknown.pentester at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 15:43:36 GMT 2005
On 12/12/05, Florian Weimer <fw at deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
> * pagvac:
> > The interesting thing about this attempt is that the phisher seems to
> > be using a dynamic DNS service to gain the trust from the victim.
> "to gain trust"? Hm?
What I mean is that the average user will trust more an URL when
seeing the word "paypal" in it as a domain name, rather than some
dodgy-looking numerical IP address, with a sub-directory called
Personall I would think that more users would trust the second link.
> This is not really a new thing:
> 2005-04-19 08:24:49 ebayfraud.dyndns.org A 220.127.116.11
pagvac (Adrian Pastor)
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