Have you received an email telling you that your Amazon.com account is about to expire? Does the message urge you to confirm “wether” (sic) you wish to continue to use the account or risk deactivation?
Well, hold up a minute. Because if you respond to the notification in haste, you could be repenting at leisure.
Cybercriminals have widely spammed out an attack via email, posing as Amazon, in an attempt to trick users into handing over their credentials.
Subject: You have (1) Message from Amazon
Attached file: NO003950033.html
Your online account is about to expire and will be deactivated.
Please confirm wether you want to continue using Amazon or not.
If the answer is yes, download and complete the attached form.
If the answer is no, please ignore this e-mail.
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.