Waiting for a delivery from Amazon.com? Well, be careful if you receive a notification in your email – as it could be that hackers are trying to trick you into infecting your computer.
We’re intercepting a wave of forged emails which claim to come from firstname.lastname@example.org, but unlike regular emails from the dot com giant they have a malicious file attached designed to run a Trojan horse on your computer.
In a seeming attempt to entice users to open the dangerous attachment, the emails have embedded inside them an image of a familiar half-opened Amazon branded package.
The emails have the following characteristics:
Shipping update for your Amazon.com order 254-71546325-658732
Shipping update for your Amazon.com order 254-78546325-658742
“[Image of Amazon package]
Please check the attachment and confirm your shipping…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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