[SURBL-Discuss] RE: where to report phishing

Bill Landry billl at pointshare.com
Fri Dec 31 05:13:42 CET 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeff Chan" <jeffc at surbl.org>

> On Thursday, December 30, 2004, 4:43:05 PM, Rob McEwen wrote:
> > RE: where to report phishing
> > I know that this has been covered before... but it seems like it is
> > in the context of a larger discussion. So, forgive me for asking when
> > sure I could dig this up on my own...
> > Where should phishing be reported to?
> > ...mailpolice?? antiphishing.org?? rulesemporium.com??, others?...
> > Also, should I first attempt to contact the abuse dept. of the ISP (or
> > relevant contact via the arin.net contact for that IP address)? ...then
> > a couple of days and only report it to third parties if the hosting
> > doesn't remove the site?
> > Or should I report the phish to ALL 3rd parties IMMEDIATELY?
> I report phishing immediately to:
>   postmaster     at corp.mailsecurity.net.au
>   reportphishing at antiphishing.org
>   spam           at uce.gov
> I don't know if Mailpolice has a reporting address, but a quick
> check of their web site did not show one.  Maybe Jay Swackhamer
> of Mailpolice can comment.

When I asked Jay a couple of months ago where to send phish messages, he
said that sending them to spam at mailpolice.com will get them to the right


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