Address leak leads to phishing

A number of people in the industry are reporting getting phishing emails to addresses they used at DocuSign.

There were initial reports of a DocuSign data breach back in December. Now it appears DocuSign is being used as a phishing target.

At 8:40AM PST this morning, 1/24/2013, DocuSign became aware of new malware spam emails that are being sent as if it was coming from the DocuSign service. An example follows immediately below. These emails are not coming from DocuSign and you should not click on any links or attachments therein. They are coming from an unrelated, malicious third party attempting to copy DocuSign’s email branding in the hopes of fooling recipients into opening the email and clicking on links and/or attachments.

This seems to be a widespread phishing attack. Watch your links.

1 comment

  1. steve says

    I’ve been seeing phishing/malware mails claiming to be from docusign since early December, all to an address that I think was taken from SolarWinds/Eloqua. I’ve also seen “Scanned Image”, “Paychex”, “eFax corporate” and “Wire transfer”.

    No obvious connection to any DocuSign breach, just generic malware mail by the look of it. Without looking closely, I’d guess one of the botnets.


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