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I'm always curious about phishing campaigns... This one is about fake Apple emails asking sensitive information (banking and personal) to complete their inventory...


What we have from the initial email:



Redirection to the phishing website


The website itself ( seems legtimate and related to cars. Attackers have probably found a vulnerability on the website and have left a config.php file on it to perform the redirection to their phishing website:

$ nc 80
GET /config.php HTTP/1.1

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Content-Type: text/html
Server: PCX/No-Cache
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:29:37 GMT
Age: 0
Connection: keep-alive
X-Cache-Hit: No
X-Cache: 1615577306


The domain ( seems not to have a poor reputation:


...though identified as a phishing site by Google Chrome:


First form: credit card information

As for many phishing websites, the page is composed of images instead of real menus and links, and a form:


The webpage imports JQuery libraries to check user inputs:

<script src="images/jquery.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="images/validate.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

and obfuscates the part of the code that is the field description/controls:


Once deobfuscated, the code becomes:

//document.write (s)  <SCRIPT type="text/javascript">
 $(document).ready(function () {
         rules: {
             ccn: {
                 required: true,
                 creditcard: true,
                 number: true,
                 maxlength: 16,
                 minlength: 16,
             ExpMonth: {
                 required: true,
                 number: true,
             ExpYear: {
                 required: true,
                 number: true,
             cvv: {
                 required: true,
                 number: true,
                 maxlength: 4,
                 minlength: 3,
         messages: {
             ccn: {
                 required: "Veuillez entrer le numero valide de votre carte de credit!",
                 maxlength: "16 numros ",
                 minlength: "16 numros ",
             ExpMonth: "Entrez date de fin de validit ",
             ExpYear: "Entrez date de fin de validit ",
             cvv: {
                 required: "Veuillez entre le cryptogramme visuel de votre carte de credit CVV2",
                 maxlength: "3 numros ",
                 minlength: "3 numros ",
 }); < /SCRIPT>

The form ensures that the credit card number is valid (based on

Second form: personal information

Once the first form is submitted, you're redirected to a second form, asking for personal information (last name, first name, birthdate, address, city, postal code, phone number).


  • Notice that the phone number is required though indicated as an optional data in the form :)
  • The form makes use of the same obfuscation mechanism as for the previous form
  • There is a typo on the "code postale" field (there is no "e")

Third form: banking information

The third form asks for banking information and a password:


  • This page does not obfuscate the form controls
  • There is a predefined list of 4 choices for the secret question:


Fourth form: email address and password

The last form is asking for the email address along with a password. It is not precised what the password should correspond to but I guess it should be your email password :)


Confirmation and redirection to Apple's website

Once the previous form submitted, you're displayed a confirmation message (with a lot of typos) before being redirected to the Apple's website.