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Please confirm your CompuServe account
28th April 2004

please forward any scams you've received to


Report Summary
Date Reported
first reported 21st April 2004
Apparent Sender
Return Address
CompuServe support <>
Please confirm your CompuServe account
HTML - designed to look like plain text
disguised link leads to bogus web content
Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content
OR which is frame forwarded to

1. Note the URL of the forged web content - a bogus Compuserve domain has been created by the perpetrators to fool users into thinking it is a genuine Compuserve domain.


Forged email uses a bogus Compuserve domain name and forged web content to Phish for users' login and personal details ...


The use of a bogus Compuserve domain name is of serious concern here - resolves to web space hosted by Everyone's Internet and has in its registrant and contact information. is frame forwarded to which resolves to hungarian web space. Clearly neither have anything to do with Compuserve, these domains have been created for the sole purpose of conning users into giving up their personal and Compuserve account information through a series of forged web forms (see images below).

Any information submitted is processed through a script located on the same server as the bogus content.

If you have received this email, please remember that it is very common for these email scams to be redistributed at a later date with only slightly different content or the same but with the fake page(s) hosted by a different provider. Also, once you have received one of these hoaxes, it is also common place to receive at least another one and usually a day or two after the first, although not necessarily from the same apparent sender.


The Spoof Email ...

Dear CompuServe member:
It has come to our attention that your CompuServe Billing information's records are out of date.
This requires an update of your billing information. Please take several minutes out
of your online experience and update your billing records. You will not run into future
problems with our online services.
However, failure to update your records will result in your account termination. Please update
your records right now.
Once you have updated your account records your CompuServe session will not be interrupted.
Please click here to update your billing records.

Thank you for your time.

CompuServe Billing Dept team.


The bogus web pages (the URL in the address bar may also show ...

Please confirm your CompuServe account

Please confirm your CompuServe account


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