To those who use Telkom Internet, a got a somewhat different phishing scam e-mail today, which could easily lead people to be unaware that they had been scammed. This was the e-mail:
We have stopped processing incoming emails
Due to your refusal to update your account and as a result, we are forced to lock your account and all your services will be suspended.
NOTE: This email will be closed if ignored.
Supported by telkomsa.net
With a space to enter your log in details.
You might think that this was a Telkom Internet login, but the actual address was:
I you filled it in, you would be taken to the actual Telkom site, and perhaps, if you entered yourt actual log-in details, it would actually log in to Telkom, and you wouldn’t be any the wiser, except that the phishermen would now have your name and password.
As I usually do in such cases, I filled it in with a bogus name and password (and I advise you to do the same if you ever find yourself on such a site.
My e-mail reader and anti-virus program usually warn me about bogus bank statement phishing attempts, but it didn’t warn me about this one, so be careful.