Posted on 09/24/2014
This week another one of those nefarious, subversive "phishing" emails were received in some EONI email inboxes. fraudulently posing as a message sent by EONI. While most people immediately identified it as bogus, anybody who hasn't learned how to recognize these bad actors by now needs to follow along here:
Here was the body of the message, along with some blatant signs that it was not legit:
When we view the source for this message (we are using the Thunderbird mail client in this example, which has this View Source control under its Other Actions button; your email client should have an equivalent or similar control), we see the following:
And then we see that the link this fraudulent email wants you to click is to some unknown domain, totally different than eoni.com:
Note that your email software will probably let you hover your mouse pointer over a link in the normal display to reveal the actual destination address; this could show up on your bottom left banner of your email software or elsewhere; check its help documentation or Google for help on this.