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CYBER SECURITY TODAY: BEWARE OF EMAIL LAWSUIT SCAM, AN ANDROID MISSED CALL CON AND HOW’S YOUR COUNTRY DOING?
Beware of email lawsuit scam, an Android missed call con and how’s your country doing? Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday May 27th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for ITWorldCanda.com It’s Memorial Day in the U.S., hope you’re having a good holiday and thanks for listening. I’ve talked before about people in companies being suckered by email messages with poisoned attachments like invoices or notices for package deliveries. Security writer Brian Krebs has found a different scam: Messages pretending to be from a law firm saying you’re being sued. It asks you to read the attached document, and says you have seven days to reply or legal action will start. This fraud campaign is being sent to 100,000 business addresses, most of them in Canada. The email purports to come from a real law firm in Connecticut, who’s email address has been spoofed. Here’s one tip-off: No law firm or government considering a lawsuit will email you. They like paper. Lawsuit threats come special delivery, not by email. READ MORE