The tricks these guys try…
So I get an email, apparently a scan of an image from a Xerox copier sent to my inbox.
I am going to open the zip file that is attached? Um No!
This is what I see wrong with this one…
- Images don’t need to be zipped, it doesn’t compress them enough
- It was sent from someone I don’t know at email@example.com
- It’s incredibly vague.
Obviously targeting large organisations that have these centralised scanning machines that deliver documents in this way, but for the other masses, a real scatter gun approach.
Heres the text:
Subject : Scan from a Xerox WorkCentre Pro N 2918425
Please open the attached document. It was scanned and sent to you using a Xerox
Sent by: Guest
Number of Images: 1
Attachment File Type: ZIP [DOC]
WorkCentre Pro Location: machine location not set
Device Name: XRX9679AA7ACDB40111008
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