[clug] Verifying SPAM or Google Recruiting

Grant Allen gxallen at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 16:25:59 MDT 2010

steve jenkin wrote:
> Folks,
> Any ideas on how to sort out Phising from a real Google recruitment
> splattercast?
> Someone claiming to be "Soumita Sharma" <soumitas at google.com> sent me an
> unsolicited email...
> The only clue in the email headers that it isn't a crappy Phising
> attempt is a host I wouldn't expect to see otherwise:
> "wpaz21.hot.corp.google.com"

Steve, I can't help with any automated/reliable way of detecting this every time, but in this instance yes, Soumita is one of our recruiting staff, and the email is genuine.

(now I'll run away and hide from the ensuing discussion on this particular recruiting technique :-) )


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