E-Mail Spoofing is the biggest threat now-a-days because anybody can send you an e-mail saying “You have won millions of dollars” or “You are hired by MICROSOFT, GOOGLE, or FACEBOOK, etc”. It is also used in phishing as attacker can send you an e-mail saying that anybody sends you a friend request and you just click on it and it asks for login-id and password and instantaneously obtaining your confidential information. It could be serious issue if scammer does this with an intention of hacking your accounts.
“Spoofing” and “Phishing” Emails – How it is done?
Note: This is for education purpose only. Do not commit any cyber crime.
Step 1: Go to link http://emkei.cz/ .
Step 2: Enter the From Name field. For example: Mail from “Microsoft” .
Step 3: Enter the From E-mail field. For example: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Step 4: Enter the E-mail id you want to send the in To field. For example email@example.com.
Step 5: Enter the Subject field. For example: Microsoft hires you.
Step 6: Upload any file you want or just leave it.
Step 7: Enter the text that you want to enter in Text field. For Example: Just Joking.
Step 8: Enter the right captcha and send it.
How to identify a Phishing or Spoofing Emails to know whether it is from real mail server or fake mail server.
How to know the mail you received is from real source or a fake one? You can easily trace this by following this simple method –
Step 1: Open your Gmail account and then open the mail to know whether it’s from fake sender or not.
Step 2: Click on the drop arrow button and there will be many options. From that option click on “show original”.
Step 3: A new tab will appear on browser. Open that tab and copy all the text from there and open this link http://www.cyberforensics.in/OnlineEmailTracer/index.aspx
Step 4: Open the link and paste the text.
Step 5: Click on start tracing button and you can easily trace spoofing Emails.