Wednesday, August 5, 2015

New email attack in progress

OldNFO emails with breaking news:
I want to bring your attention to a potentially dangerous phishing email that contains a malicious link.  If you received any email from any of these email addresses: 

And the Subject Line is:  "Your USAA Account Computer/Device Preferences Notification." 

DO NOT OPEN the email.  DELETE THE EMAIL IMMEDIATELY.  Then DELETE the email from your Deleted Items folder.  The email contains a malicious link that can attack email and other Information Technology systems.
I have been getting email saying that I have a voice mail message.  I don't use the app that the email claims to represent.  If you get emails from what look like companies you don't use, they are almost certainly attacks.  If you get "security" emails from companies that you do financial business with, they are almost certainly attacks.

1 comment:

Weetabix said...

When I get emails with links I'm not certain are spam/malicious, I hover my mouse over the link, and the target shows up. If I don't like that, it's gone immediately.

One of these days, I'm going to have an ND and accidentally click the link. :-)