All of us know how easy it is to accidentally send an email to the wrong address. If two people in your address book have similar names then your email client might make it all too simple to send a message to the wrong one.
And it’s this kind of common inccident that cybercriminals are exploiting when they launch an attack like the one we are currently seeing in our worldwide network of traps.
This is a significant attack – the malicious emails are being spammed out enmasse to computers around the globe, claiming to contain contracts for the unsuspecting recipient to approve.
A typical message reads:
Dear ladies and…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.