Some HWU users have reported that they have received a suspicious email which
- includes an accurate postal address for the recipient
- has a Word (.dot) attachment, with the password to open the file
On further investigation, this has been confirmed as a targeted malware attempt.
If you receive a suspicious email – don’t be fooled into thinking it must be OK just because the sender appears to know a lot about you. Obtaining work and personal details about you can be relatively easy from a variety of online sources.
If you receive a similar email
- forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org
- delete the email from your inbox/sent items