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YOU HAVE RECIVIED (sic) A NEW PAYMENT FROM HomeAway.com

 
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AngloDutch



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 10:53 am    Post subject: YOU HAVE RECIVIED (sic) A NEW PAYMENT FROM HomeAway.com Reply with quote

We have not seen this before until we received this phishing email this morning. It seems that the HA payment confirmation emails are now being targeted by the phishermen. Some glowing grammatical errors, including the email heading, and the usual clues showing it's a fake email (no personal salutation, etc.):

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You have received payment from a Guest

________________________________________
Message
Dear Owner,

You have received a payment from a guest.Please see the invoice

Please view the payment invoice.

________________________________________

VIEW PAYMENT


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Casscat



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had this too. Immediate heavy whiff of phish so I sent it straight to spoof@homeaway.com. The sender email was sender.message@homeaway.com

Dear Owner,

Congratulation you have received a new payment.
Please view the payment guest..
Please verify the attached document and view.




Download as PDF Save to OneDrive

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HomeAway


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AngloDutch



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Casscat wrote:
I had this too. Immediate heavy whiff of phish so I sent it straight to spoof@home-away.com. The sender email was sender.message@home-away.com

Dear Owner,

Congratulation you have received a new payment.
Please view the payment guest..
Please verify the attached document and view.


Download as PDF Save to OneDrive

Team
HomeAway



Yes, mine was the same - Homeaway email adress with a dash in the middle.
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Casscat



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just amended my post because the 'spoof@' address should not have a hyphen.
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