Technology-Lawyer

Dennis Kennedy

Technology Law and Legal Technology. Dennis Kennedy is one of the few technology lawyers who is also an expert on the underlying technologies. Dennis an award-winning leader in the application of technology and the Internet to the practice of law. DennisKennedy.com gives you access to a wide variety of Dennis Kennedy's resources on legal technology, his writings, his well-known blog, DennisKennedy.Blog, and information about how you can have Dennis speak to your organization or group.

Dennis Kennedy is one of the most knowledgeable legal technologists you will find. - Michael Arkfeld.

Dennis Kennedy, a lawyer and legal technology expert in St. Louis, Mo., has been a significant influence in the ever-evolving relationship between lawyers and the Web. - Robert Ambrogi

Phishing Email Gets More Sophisticated?

Email efforts to trick you into taking some action to reveal information about yourself or introduce spyware or other malware into your computer (sometimes known as “phishing” efforts) have gotten increasingly sophisticated and clever.
But, not always.
Take the first few sentences of an email I just received, please.
The money quote (all typos in original):
“Dear eBay Member,
We recenlty noticed one or more attempts to login into your eBay account from a more IP address and we have reasons to belive that your account has been used by a thirth party. In order to protect your sensitive information or unauthorized listing we temporality suspended your account for further investigations.”

My favorite part: “In order to protect your sensitive information or unauthorized listing . . . .” Surely I do want my unauthorized listing protected, right?
At least these phishers have a sense of humor, even if they have no spell-checker or grammar checker.
[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
This post brought to you by Dennis Kennedy’s consulting services, featuring RSS and advanced blogging consulting and technology committee coaching packages for law firms, corporate legal departments and other professional services providers.

Permalink: Phishing Email Gets More Sophisticated?

Comments are closed.

Dennis on the Web

Archives

Attorney Lawyer website design for Law Firms
Spry New Media Quality custom web site design, development and promotional services for Attorneys and Law Firms.