Be careful when opening “hoax invoice” emails and even if you think they are from people you know.
We always get asked? how did a Virus / Malware / Spyware get on to my machine. Well here is one way it can happen.
This was a hoax email that went to a customer and looked like it was from a legitimate email account.
“Thanks for the mail.
To download your payment information and pay your invoice click here:
We will be happy to assist you if you have any questions about the attached invoice.
The way you can tell this was a hoax, is the link its sending you to. It had nothing to do with the customer, but I have seen ones that look like they are real links.
They are trying to catch you when you are busy, so ALWAYS read emails twice and double check!
If you are still unsure and are one of our customers, just forward the email to us and we will check it out for you.