Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday April 07, 2016

Ransomware That Knows Where You Live

It's amazing how much effort crooks put into trying to scam people. You would think it would be much easier to just get a legitimate 9 to 5 job instead of putting all this work into trying to get arrested.

A new phishing campaign is sending thousands of ominous-looking emails that contain the recipient's home address. The well-worded email appears to come from a legitimate email address and domain name, and raises very few irregularities. The email comes with an demand for money for an arbitrary service, along with a link that purports to be an "overdue invoice."