Phishing Phax ????



The Register is reporting that a new phishing email is taking a different twist. Instead of directing you to a website, they instruct you to fax your information to a number in the email. (I wonder if phone numbers are harder to track than web servers?)


Sophos has a description and screen captures.

I suspect that they think people would be more likely to send a fax to someone with their account information than submit it online….

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