Phishing Email Alerts
Catch of the Day: Another Norton Renewal Phish
Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.
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The nets were nearly empty this week. Evidently the phishers are enjoying a little holiday respite.
Another Norton Renewal Phish
A client forwarded this fake invoice exploit to me for evaluation. It is a good idea to ask your computer friend about emails like this one before calling the “feel free” number on the invoice. By the way typos and grammatical errors like that one are always a clue that the email is fake.
This type of phishing emails work by getting you to call in and complain, and the goal is to extract your banking or credit card information from you, reset your password, and drain yur account. It is explained in this article The ‘Zelle Fraud’ Scam: How it Works, How to Fight Back from Krebs on Security.
Anyway, here is the email and the fake invoice