Fake Adobe Reader Update Email

I just got this fake Abode Reader update email.  I know this is fake because: 

1 – They don’t send email, they have an automatic updater installed to Windows.

2-  The domain name “2011-adobe-reader.com” is a spoofed domain name that looks like adobe but isn’t.

3- the word “copyright” is misspelled “Copy Rights”.

DO NOT CLICK THE LINK – just delete the email.

See the picture below.



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I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at http://wyzguyscybersecurity.com

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