Every day, millions upon millions of scam emails are sent using 'botnets' of computers that have been taken over by criminals, thanks to their owners unwittingly installing viruses and other malware.
Beware of this fake email 'from' TNT, which has a an attached virus in a .zip file. First seen 6/11/15. from address is groupadminstubbinsDONOTREPLY@tnt.com. Don't open the attachment.
Email reads as follows:
PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND - Emails to this address are not monitored or responded to.
Please find attached your TNT Invoice. Please note that our standard payment terms require cleared funds in our account by the 15th of the month following the month of invoice.
IMPORTANT CONTACT DETAILS
Fairly convincing-looking scam Ocado receipt email with attached document containing a virus. First received 19/10/15. The text of the email reads as follows:
Your receipt for today’s delivery is attached to this email.
I’ll be delivering your 12:00-14:00 order and, so you’ll know it’s me, I’ll be driving the Lemon van.
Your order doesn’t have any substitutions, everything’s there.
See you later,
Do not open the attachment.