New Tactic from the Spammers

(Or spam that is not so NICE!)

This morning, I received (in my personal mailbox), a different and disturbing form of spam (see below).

This one purports to come from NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) ;includes a cancer scare and the request to open an attachment. Two aspects at least were dead give-aways to me and would be to other knowledgeable people.  Namely NICE don’t deal with individual patients and the email started “Dear <full email address>” as opposed to Dear Mr <surname.  BUT an average member of the public might be taken in and troubled by the message content.

At least the virus in the attachment was spotted by AVG.

Spam-NICE copy

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