Fraud and scams delivered via spam email. Just when we thought this type of fraudulent email spam might be easing and our anti-spam and anti-malware software providers have tuned their algorithms "just right", we received two more just this week! Ugh.
Usually, we don't even read them, but the last name of the sender caught my eye: GADDAFI in all caps. As in Lybia's deceased strongman - Colonel Gaddafi. Couldn't be, but I was curious (yes curiosity can get you into all kinds of cybersecurity hell, but I took some safety precausions). Turns out the email itself was clean, but the intent was not! Here's the first couple paragraphs of the email:
What is a virtual conference platform?