Krebs on Security: Legal Threats Make Powerful Phishing Lures

Krebs on Security: Legal Threats Make Powerful Phishing Lures. “Some of the most convincing email phishing and malware attacks come disguised as nastygrams from a law firm. Such scams typically notify the recipient that he/she is being sued, and instruct them to review the attached file and respond within a few days — or else. Here’s a look at a recent spam campaign that peppered more than 100,000 business email addresses with fake legal threats harboring malware.”