A slightly different topic this time…
I am writing this post, half in appreciation of a brilliant work of phishing email from some one out there… and other half : to help some one who could fall victim to this malicious intent from that same person(s)!
I got a mail in my gmail account yesterday, asking to verify my gmail account:
Note that the from email ID is a bit of a giveaway for careful eyes:
it says “gooqle” and is not from “google.com”.
But how many normal gmail users will be noticing those?
When I clicked on the link to sign-in for verification, I got the following screen (looks quite authentic isn’t it?):
Hardly anything suspicious here…
But I happened to notice (lucky me!) the full url here which was like:
Notice the url with IP address than…
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