Wednesday, October 24, 2012

stanford mystery shopper spam?

I got a weird email

googling the reply to address i find

Received: from (smtp2.Stanford.EDU. [])
        by with ESMTPS id h2si16992071pay.164.2012.
        (version=TLSv1/SSLv3 cipher=OTHER);
        Tue, 23 Oct 2012 05:08:30 -0700 (PDT)
Received-SPF: pass ( domain of designates as permitted sender) client-ip=;
Authentication-Results:; spf=pass ( domain of designates as permitted sender)
Received: from (localhost.localdomain [])
 by localhost (Postfix) with SMTP id 939A6644ED9;
 Tue, 23 Oct 2012 05:08:27 -0700 (PDT)
Received: from (arithmetic.Stanford.EDU [])
 (using TLSv1 with cipher DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA (256/256 bits))
 (No client certificate requested)
 by (Postfix) with ESMTPS id 27CDF644D84;
 Tue, 23 Oct 2012 05:08:27 -0700 (PDT)
Received: from User (DNab42115e.Stanford.EDU [])
 by (8.12.11/8.12.11) with SMTP id q9NC7tKY004569;
 Tue, 23 Oct 2012 05:07:57 -0700
Message-Id: <201210231207 .q9nc7tky004569=".q9nc7tky004569""">

the mail contents
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2600.0000 << probably infected??
X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2600.0000
Hello Candidate,
You have been selected for assignment as a "Secretshopper" in your area.
You will get $200 has been a Secretshopper and your employment packet
will include funds for the shopping. Full job description will be sent to you
prior in your assignment. You will have access to training materials after
you register. Payment check/Money order would be in a certain amount
which you would be required to cash a your Bank then deduct your salary
and have the rest used for evaluation.
Provide the following information below if you interested:
- Name (first/last):
- A d d r e s s:
- State, City, Zipcode:
- Num. Phone/cell:
- A g e:
- S e x:
- O c c u p a t i o n:
- Alt. E-mail:
We are waiting your good response, Thank You.
Mrs. Melinda Reyes
Head of Recruitment

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