Disguising email as notifications of package deliveries is not a new trick, but cybercriminals keep using it.
And the reason they keep using this social engineering trick to infect users’ computers? Well, the answer is simple. It works.
Windows malware is being spammed out right now posing as tracking notifications from DHL.
It may appear to be a legitimate-looking email from DHL, but you should be wary about the attached file.
The latest incarnation of the attack uses emails similar to the following (the tracking notification number can vary):
Subject: DHL Tracking Notification ID: [random number] From: “DHL International” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The most convincing thing about this email? No spelling mistakes.
Attached to the emails is a…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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