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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Phishing Test 1: "Seasons Greetings!"

Unexpected greeting linked to a web message e-card.

This blog entry describes a recent test phish you may have received (clicking on it will lead to this page).

Message text:

All your friends at  [some company] wish the best in the next year!
Happy Holidays
    [Unknown Sender]
    [company name] Education

Message contains a link to a holiday e-card, viewing the e-card, and clicking on it will lead to this
informational page.

Things to consider:

  • Unexpected email? You have no obligation to open or follow the content. Delete and/or mark as spam
  • Following links, opening attachments may infect your computer - recent targeted campaigns have specifically been aimed at infecting computers using infected documents.

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