When a conversation touches on credential theft, e-mail messages with phishing links tend to come up first. However, those messages represent just one means of obtaining user names and passwords for various online services. Scammers still mail links to spyware regularly, too. One trick they use to disguise those links is including an image that appears to be an attachment.
E-mail with a malicious link
Today, we’re looking at a targeted e-mail attack. The cybercriminals in question made their e-mail look credible, sending an RFQ (request for quotation) to a provider of industrial services and equipment vendor, with guidelines attached.