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Attack Spotlight: Fraudulent Shipping Notifications
Be on the lookout for phishing emails that mimic shipping alerts from known brands like UPS, FedEx, USPS, and DHL. These messages often include familiar logos and language to fool recipients into thinking the emails are legitimate. In reality, they are designed to spread malicious software, steal money, and/or trick people into revealing their login passwords.
Please be aware that while attacks like these happen year round, they generally increase during the holiday shopping season. Because phishing emails can closely resemble real notifications, it’s important to remain vigilant and carefully check all shipping alerts before clicking a link or downloading an attachment.
The link below takes you to a brief (two-minute) module that helps explain the techniques cybercriminals use and how to spot and avoid fraudulent shipping notifications.
(Note: This link will take you to the website of Wombat Security, a division of Proofpoint.)
You can also read the attached PDF for more information.
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